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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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[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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[Australia] LEWIS: Derisory and distasteful to threaten smokers with blindness

I don't smoke but I am deeply dismayed that government policy has been hijacked by health fanatics and absolutely appalled by the treatment of my fellow citizens who choose to smoke.
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added May 8, 2013 07:27
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[Australia] The Dominican Republic Requests WTO Panel Concerning Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products

the Dominican Republic requested the establishment of a panel under the dispute settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") challenging Australia's plain packaging measures for tobacco products. The Dominican Republic has asked that this
MarketWire
added Nov 13, 2012 11:31
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Ukraine, USA] MARTIN: Smoke signals: plans of Big Tobacco plain to see

on the question of an outside Investor State Dispute Settlement Mechanism the Howard government stood firm. The Gillard government is standing firm, too. The multinational nature of large Australian corporations means it would effectively be giving them
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 28, 2012 23:50
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[Australia] Tobacco challenges unlikely to succeed

Tobacco companies that are challenging plain packaging rules under international law following the Government’s High Court victory this week have little chance of success, legal academics have claimed.
Lawyers Weekly
added Aug 21, 2012 02:59
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[Australia] The last stand of Marlboro Man ($$)

The tobacco industry has never lacked for ingenuity in sustaining cigarettes' appeal in the face of growing awareness of their lethal effect. After all, Marlboro Man was created to give filtered cigarettes a more rugged image, when cancer scares drove me
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 20, 2012 02:45
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