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[Australia, Hong Kong, Uruguay] The War Against “Plain Packaging”: Big Tobacco's Current Battle

attempting to beat every measure on cigarette packaging they can. The great bogeyman here is that of plain packaging, a measure that has been shown to dramatically reduce the enticements of smoking.
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 13:12
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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] 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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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[Australia] Label printer turns plain cigarette packaging into sticker success

thanks to a self-adhesive label that covers plain packaging of cigarettes. Box Wrap is a partnership between Anthony Do Rozario and Joel Whittaker, who runs vehicle graphics printer Five Three Designs in Yatala.
ProPrint (au)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:50
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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[Canada] 'A desperate attempt': Australian advocate says plain packaging has worked Down Under

Postmedia talked to Kylie Lindorff...Countries like Canada can learn from Australia’s experience and tighten their legislation to make sure that tobacco industry innovations that have occurred in Australia to continue to promote their products cannot be e
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:31
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[Australia] Caution over safety urged on approval of e-cigarettes

PUBLIC health experts have urged the Tasmanian Liberals to ensure that national safety authorities determine the safety of e-cigarettes. The Southern Young Liberals’ motion calls on the State Government to remove any impediment to e-cigarette sales. The
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:19
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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[Australia] Cops smash massive illicit tobacco ring that was 'used to fund drug purchases'

THE biggest organised illicit tobacco importation syndicate in Australia's history has been busted, police revealed. Trident Taskforce charged 10 people and seized 71 tonnes of tobacco and 80 million cigarettes stashed in 16 shipping containers that came
The Australian (au)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:13
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