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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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[Australia] Star casino smoking ban push still smouldering

Supporters of a push to ban smoking at Sydney's Star casino believe their campaign could be successful, despite the move being opposed by the New South Wales Government.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:13
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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[Australia, New York] Will revolution in cigarette packaging make a global difference in battling tobacco health crisis

Rimmer said the "heyday of big tobacco" was over and though smoking was still growing in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and China it was "only a matter of time" before anti-tobacco measures reached those places. But Daube said "well over"
New York Daily News
added Aug 22, 2012 02:16
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[Australia] Most want outdoor smokes ban

Most smokers support a ban in hospital grounds and at outdoor areas where children are present, Cancer Council Victoria research shows.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 20:58
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[Australia] ABC Online Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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[Australia] Smoke-free bid for Royal Adelaide Show

MOST of Wayville Showgrounds is likely to be smoke free at next month's Royal Adelaide Show. Under an application lodged with Health SA, smoking would be banned in pavilions, grandstands, eating areas, boulevards, atriums, sideshow alley - anywhere that
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 14, 2012 07:34
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[Australia] Comment sought on smoke-free trial

The Baw Baw Shire Council is calling for feedback on its smoke-free outdoor areas trial.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 16, 2012 12:41
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