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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] 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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[Argentina, Australia, Venezuela] VIDEO: Anti-tobacco laws gain traction (2:35)

Australia's highest court endorsed tough new anti-tobacco marketing laws and legislation is making its way through Argentina and Venezuela as countries around the world try to help fight smoking.
Reuters
added Aug 19, 2012 03:37
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[Australia, France] Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures

MINISTERS from 10 countries, including Australia, have gathered in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people...New Zealand, South Africa and Uruguay issued a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:49
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[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
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