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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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Nicola Roxon, Attorney-general, Australia: When trade marks and health collide

Nicola Roxon took on Big Tobacco with a law in Australia that prioritises public health over trade mark rights. IP owners will wait to see which countries -- and which products -- could be next
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:17
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[Australia] Number of smokers drops to new low

New statistics show the number of smokers in Victoria has fallen below 15 per cent for the first time. Quit Victoria has released its latest research from 2011, which shows only one in seven people in the state are smokers.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:09
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Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
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[Australia] E-cigarette liquids may harm kids

FLAVOURED liquids meant for e-cigarettes may illegally contain nicotine, NSW Health has warned. E-cigarettes are meant to be a healthy replacement for smoking, but 70 per cent of samples tested by NSW Health contained high levels of nicotine.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:45
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[Australia] AMA calls on State Governments to work harder on tobacco control

On World No Tobacco Day, AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, called on the State and Territory Governments to follow the strong leadership of the Federal Government on tobacco control by doing more to stop people smoking.
Virtual Medical Centre (au)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:09
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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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[Australia, Canada] Anti-smoking groups seek Aussie pack logos

Anti-smoking groups are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead in barring tobacco companies from displaying their logos on cigarette packs.
PostMedia News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 02:41
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