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[Australia] Big Tobacco accused of new smokescreen

Health Minister Tanya Plibersek is demanding two industry giants - Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco (BAT) - remove ringed watermarking from their cigarette paper that appear to make them look more sophisticated.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:22
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[Australia] Making a killing out of tobacco crackdown

The boxes are in fact cases – or plastic skins – for cigarette packs. They are a hit with smokers because they hide the large graphic images . . . Since the new packs started arriving in stores in October, Mr Osmond says demand for the cases has gone “b
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 28, 2012 03:16
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[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco firm may have breached packaging laws

The investigation began after the ABC alerted the department to the possible breach. The cigarettes feature three-letter words at the top of each, which the department is investigating to see if they are a form of advertising, which would be banned unde
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 29, 2012 13:49
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Will Australia's Cigarette Branding Ban Spread Beyond Borders, Tobacco?

Health Advocates Hope for 'Domino Effect' -- Which Is Exactly What Marketers Fear
Advertising Age
added Aug 20, 2012 14:44
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[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The failed history of tobacco harm reduction

if the genie starts looking like a trojan horse bringing its very own set of health problems down the track, addicting vast numbers of school kids to nicotine who would have never used any nicotine product, and slowing smoking cessation through prolonged
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 30, 2016 13:33
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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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[UK] SAMP: Consumer Product "Plain Packaging" Boomerangs In Australia

Washington Legal Foundation has consistently questioned the wisdom and legality of requiring “plain packaging” for disfavored consumer products. ... Recent sales data and studies on the tobacco market in Australia show how that nation’s plain packaging la
Forbes
added Apr 10, 2014 18:38
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[Australia] Newman Government's plan to ban smoking in prisons will lead to increase in self harm, says Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy

Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy said money spent on helping more than 80 per cent of Queensland's 6000 prisoners to quit smoking would be better directed towards more rehabilitation programs to reduce the risk of them reoffending once they left jail.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:51
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[Australia, Burma/Myanmar, California] EDITORIAL: Bending to Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking organizations called the Obama administration's watered-down stance in trade talks a missed opportunity. They're correct. The ability of nations to control and restrict tobacco will become increasingly relevant as the tobacco industry uses
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Aug 24, 2013 19:51
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