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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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Dominican Republic, Australia hold talks in tobacco spat

The Dominican Republic has held consultations with Australia in its dispute regarding Australia's measures mandating the plain packaging of tobacco products. The Dominican Republic remains concerned that Australia's measures are not consistent with its WT
Dominican Today (do)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:01
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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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