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[Australia] Smokers left gagging by not-so-plain cigarette packets

A packet of Winfield Blues is no longer the colour its name would suggest - instead a sickly looking olive green sets the ailing backdrop for photos of health-plagued smokers in various states of decay.
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:34

Honduras takes on Australia over tobacco plain packaging

The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:24

The Illegal tobacco business is booming across Australia

ILLEGAL tobacco is booming across Australia with a 30 per cent increase in black market trade in the past two years costing taxpayers more than $1.35 billion, a new report has found. Illicit tobacco continues to fund international crime syndicates with
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 4, 2015 18:59

[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58

[Australia] Cigars and women can wait as Scott promises to KO Leapai

Malik Scott has a few hobbies he'd like to pursue once he retires from the fight game. In no particular order; dancing with his daughter, educating the world about quality cigars and bedding bevies of beautiful ladies.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 11:23

[Australia, UK] LETTER: CHAPMAN: Still in denial over tobacco packaging

Japan Tobacco International’s Daniel Torras is wrong in claiming that Australia’s recent dramatic fall in smoking prevalence was “consistent with pre-existing trends” ... Like Monty Python’s Black Knight talking about “just a flesh wound” after losing all
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:58

Reducing the appeal of smoking – first experiences with Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law

The tobacco industry has taken high profile, aggressive measures against the Australian legislation, but these have not been a deterrent. In August 2012, Australia’s High Court dismissed constitutional challenges brought by tobacco companies, awarding co
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 13, 2014 16:29

[Australia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreements - Don’t trade away health

Philip Morris tobacco company is already using ISDS to challenge Australia’s plain packaging legislation for tobacco, which was implemented in order to protect public health. Negotiations around government procurement in the TPP restrict the ability of g
Communist Party of Australia (CPA) (au)
added Feb 25, 2014 23:42

[Australia] Has plain tobacco packaging failed to stop people smoking? - Fact Check

The verdict: The data commissioned by Philip Morris is not clear, it is inconclusive. And there is contrary evidence emerging to suggest plain packaging has had an impact. A brief history of plain packaging
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:50

[Australia, New Zealand] Plain Packaging for the Pacific Rim: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Tobacco Control

Part I focuses on the debate over the intellectual property chapter of the TPP … Part II examines the investment chapter of the TPP ... Part III looks at the discussion as to whether there should be specific text on tobacco control in the TPP, and, if so,
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:27
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