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[Australia] Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann pictured smoking cigars ahead of tough budget

Will election promises go up in smoke? Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann are under increasing pressure before the budget announcement on Tuesday. Nine News.
The Age (au)
added May 9, 2014 15:39
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Comments on the Philip Morris-funded London Economics report “An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia, Final”, November 2013 (PDF)

given the likely mode of effect of this policy, it is likely to be many years before an impact on the decline in prevalence can be accurately assessed. While statistics can be misused for political purposes, the laws of mathematics can be changed for no
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 28, 2013 00:30
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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, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[Australia] 'Fishing bum' cigarette box wraps foil plain packaging laws

Box Wrap, a sticker manufacturing company, created the workaround for smokers who dislike the mandatory olive green packaging and gruesome health warnings, which came into effect on cigarette packs on 1 December. “People feel they have had their choice
Marketing magazine (au)
added Dec 11, 2012 20:22
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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] Hockey's cigar-smoking not your average habit

a teenage Joe Hockey went straight for the stogies. The Treasurer, under fire for suggesting poor people don't drive as much as rich people, was asked whether he regretted being portrayed by Labor as a "cigar-chomping Foghorn Leghorn".
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:52
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[Australia] ATTARD: Attacking Kevin Rudd's son for smoking is cheap political scoring

Publishing a private Facebook photo of the prime minister's son and linking it to a policy the newspaper presumably feels is unfair to its readership seems unfair and invasive. What exactly did News Corp learn from Leveson?
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:00
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[Australia] PM's son Marcus Rudd smokes cigar in Facebook photo

HIS dad has just slugged smokers with a $5.3 billion tax hike but it has emerged Marcus Rudd enjoys a cigar. The 20-year-old, who is a digital campaigner for his Prime Minister father Kevin Rudd, has been caught out online himself.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:57
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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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