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[Australia] Tobacco giant won't quit fight on plain packaging

BIG tobacco company Philip Morris has been forced to release documents relating to a stoush with the federal government, after taking its fight against the government's plain-packaging legislation to an offshore court.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:23
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Australia, UK] The doctor who beat big tobacco

Two months later at Geneva’s plush Beau Rivage Hotel, King looked out over a sea of faces, mostly delegates gathered for the World Health Assembly, and introduced her “new best friend”, AXA boss Thomas Buberl. AXA, he said, would forthwith sell €200m of
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Australia] Cigarettes to rise to $40 a packet under new Malcolm Turnbull plan

A government source has revealed the Turnbull government is looking to introduce a proposal to increase the tobacco excise in the May budget ...Turnbull, who previously supported a higher tobacco excise to fund private health insurance rebates, is believ
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2016 21:45
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Australia faces $50m legal bill in cigarette plain packaging fight with Philip Morris

And that is just for the first stage. If in September the three-person extraterritorial tribunal decides Australia has a case to answer, the hearing will move on to substantive matters and the bills will become far bigger. The West Australian newspaper
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:36
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[Australia, Canada, UK] PARKE: Why support the TPP when it will let foreign corporations take our democracies to court? | Melissa Parke

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco, following the threat of ISDS arbitration under Nafta. Here in Australia, rural communities have successfully ca
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:46
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Australia’s WTO plain cigarette packaging case: an update

The case is important because: it will determine the compatibility of the TPPA with Australia’s various international commitments and the interaction of these trade agreements with non-trade agreements such as the FCTC, and this dispute has the potential
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:46
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Australians stub out cigarettes in wake of plain-pack law

Australians are consuming less tobacco products than at any time since records began in 1959, prompting health campaigners to claim the world's first law forcing cigarettes to be sold in plain packs is reducing smoking rates. Read more >>
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 11, 2014 18:23
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[Australia] Is Plain Packaging Running out of Some Steam?

There will be ups-and-downs in Plain Packaging’s (PP) risk, and any indication of industry success could re-energize the anti-tobacco community. Nevertheless, we believe that recent developments are consistent with PP losing some momentum.
Morgan Stanley
added May 15, 2013 18:46
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