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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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[Australia, Togo] Jeff The Diseased Lung, John Oliver's Gift To Marlboro, Is Taking The World By Storm

Oliver and his team sent Jeff the Diseased Lung shirts to Togo and put up Jeff billboards in Uruguay...With the explosion of Oliver’s #JeffWeCan hashtag campaign, Jeff’s star is rising, and rising fast. Pretty soon, he might be the first thing that comes
bustle
added Feb 17, 2015 17:36
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[Australia] 'Good riddance' to Philip Morris: Expert

Simon Chapman compared the tobacco industry with past and previously legal trades. "What we are seeing here is the 21st century's equivalent of what happened to the perfectly legal slave, opium and child labour trades in the 19th century," Prof Chapman t
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:30
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[Australia] Tobacco industry claims on impact of plain packaging go up in smoke

Mike Daube, a professor of health policy at Curtin University, said tobacco companies were "tripping over their own misinformation". ... A Customs and Border Protection Service spokeswoman said plain packaging simply did not appear to have an effect on
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:37
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Beyond statistics: the hidden face of smoking-related cancer

Many smokers say things like “oh well, I’m going to die anyway” ... Once resuscitated, little did I know I had years and years of pain, ongoing treatments and loss of normal function ahead of me! It’s devastating! My lower face and mouth has been cut and
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 29, 2014 03:50
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[Australia] Tobacco Reporter June 13

NO PRETTY PICTURE Six months of plain packaging
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 12, 2013 16:34
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Ukraine Files WTO Complaint over Australian Tobacco Law

Ukraine, which is looking for opportunites to expand its tobacco exports, has asked the World Trade Organization to cancel new cigarette pack design rules imposed by Australia, Kommersant Ukraine reported on Thursday.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Mar 15, 2013 14:12
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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
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[Australia, Zambia] TIMES HEALTH: ‘Tobacco industry’s attitude a challenge

Tobacco Free Association of Zambia(TOFAZA) Executive Director, Brenda Chitindi. She says Zambia being a party to the convention (FCTC) must strive to put in place measures that will ensure significant drop in the cultivation and consumption of tobacco.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:07
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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco companies could be sued for billions in healthcare costs, experts warn

Canadian provincial governments have launched several successful lawsuits against tobacco giants in recent years, and experts suggest Australia should follow Canada's lead. Smoking rates in Australia have fallen dramatically, but it still kills an estim
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:43
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