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[Australia] Hockey's cigar-smoking not your average habit

a teenage Joe Hockey went straight for the stogies. The Treasurer, under fire for suggesting poor people don't drive as much as rich people, was asked whether he regretted being portrayed by Labor as a "cigar-chomping Foghorn Leghorn".
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:52
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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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[Australia] Smoke-free Shisha ad banned for 'glamourising smoking'

a promotion for a Shisha pipe which claims to be tobacco and nicotine free are the latest to be banned by the Advertising Standards Bureau. ... The e-Shisha Pipes, publicised through website Sure Deal, drew ire on the grounds of "false claims the product
B&T Weekly
added Apr 10, 2013 15:00
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[Honduras, Singapore, Ukraine] Australia defiant on WTO cigarette challenge

Australia said Friday it would "vigorously defend" itself against complaints about its plan for plain cigarette packaging made by Honduras and Ukraine to the World Trade Organization
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2012 18:32
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[UK] Tobacco – Australia data provides ammunition for plain packaging elsewhere

Alert: Significant drop in smoking rates there likely to be used by UK government as evidence that plain packaging “works”
Citi Research
added Jul 23, 2014 15:47
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[Australia] IMPERIAL TOBACCO’S RESPONSE TO MISLEADING CLAIMS (doc)

anti-tobacco lobbyists including Mike Daube have misleadingly claimed that the Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Tobacco, Alison Cooper ...The statement made by our CEO...reflected the initial 6 month period only of plain packaging. For clarity, the sta
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 8, 2014 15:54
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

Given the importance of plain packaging to brands in general many will want the UK government to heed calls for a specific public consultation on the IP implications of the policy before taking its final decision.
Lexology (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:32
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