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[Australia, Trinidad And Tobago] No new anti-smoking laws coming--Fuad

The Tobacco Control Act already exists and T&T should not expect new legislation similar to Australia’s draconian anti-smoking legislation to be passed in T&T anytime soon, says Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan. He was responding to questions from the Guardi
Trinidad Guardian (tt)
added Aug 16, 2012 01:40
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Australia, USA] WOODHEAD: Big Pharma's credibility goes up in smoke

Companies such as GSK (Zyban, Nicabate), Pfizer (Champix) and Johnson and Johnson (Nicorette) are active members of a conservative US lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). . . . If these Big Pharma companies are so committe
6minutes.com.au (au)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:07
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[Australia] Big tobacco brands to target teens to shore up smoking rates as plain packaging bites

CIGARETTE companies will ramp up their fight to attract more teenagers using marketing tactics to prevent smoking rates from falling, experts warn.
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:50
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates hit record low

VICTORIA is close to realising a "smoke-free generation", the head of the state's Cancer Council says.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:42
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[Australia] DAUBE: Why work with Big Tobacco?

tobacco company executives . . . know that they are in the business of peddling a lethal drug. But the outcomes of the work done by otherwise respectable consulting, advertising, public relations, lobbying and legal companies that work for Big Tobacco ar
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:44
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Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight

There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned tobacco packaging laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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[Australia] LETTER: Ban on tobacco sales will create a black market

It is ridiculous to claim smoking will therefore “be phased out in six years’ time” as Ms Johnstone asserts. What is more likely is that Tasmania will continue to deal with the myriad health concerns of nicotine addiction, plus a fledgling, dangerously
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:49
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco companies say current labelling laws infringe on rights

Anti-smoking activists are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead after its highest court upheld the world's toughest tobacco law on Wednesday.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:01
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