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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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[Australia] ATTARD: Attacking Kevin Rudd's son for smoking is cheap political scoring

Publishing a private Facebook photo of the prime minister's son and linking it to a policy the newspaper presumably feels is unfair to its readership seems unfair and invasive. What exactly did News Corp learn from Leveson?
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:00
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[Australia] PM's son Marcus Rudd smokes cigar in Facebook photo

HIS dad has just slugged smokers with a $5.3 billion tax hike but it has emerged Marcus Rudd enjoys a cigar. The 20-year-old, who is a digital campaigner for his Prime Minister father Kevin Rudd, has been caught out online himself.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:57
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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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[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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