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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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[Canada] MacKENZIE: Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies

In a commentary in the Medical Journal of Australia today, we’re arguing governments should consider litigation against the tobacco industry to recover the massive health care costs associated with use of their products. These costs have been borne by Au
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 19, 2017 23:35
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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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[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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