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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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[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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[Australia] Tobacco Makers Gears up Further Devt of Smokeless Cigars

The Financial Times reported on Sunday that cigarette manufacturers were being forced to innovate in order to protect a global industry that by the last count has generated some $664 billion in revenues as of the end of 2011. The estimates were provided
International Business Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2012 12:18
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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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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

Novel HWL policies in Canada and Australia appear effective in staving off “wear out” over the first two years after implementation, particularly amongst smokers who are from higher SES groups and, in Australia, who are younger.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 18:26
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[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12
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