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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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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] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Concerns over Vanuatu tobacco investment

Tobacco control advocates have raised concerns about cigarette manufacturers setting up operations in the Pacific, after Vanuatu rejected an application from a foreign tobacco investment company.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:49
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[Australia] New zones for E-smokers at show ($$)

E-cigarette smokers will be forced at this year’s Adelaide Show to “smoke” in nine designated areas already quarantined for regular smokers.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 15, 2015 13:12
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[Australia] A politician's guide to public cigar smoking

Here were two well-heeled politicians insouciantly smoking away when only a few months back Mr Hockey had confirmed his government's intention to soak smokers with a $5 billion rise in tobacco tax over the next four years.
Daily Life (Pyrmont NSW) (au)
added May 12, 2014 12:46
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[Australia] Tourism industry supports proposed extra restrictions

TOURISM operators have supported the State Government's proposal to introduce "smoke-free zones" on the Sunshine Coast. Under a plan being considered by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg, smoking would be banned in parks, tourism areas and pedestrian
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 30, 2013 00:44
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[Australia] WILLIAMS: Ban on smoking lighting the way

IN what's believed to be the first for a Queensland Surf Life Saving Club, Mooloolaba will ban smoking before the year's out. ... We ran a poll on the Daily's website asking if all surf clubs should follow suit and the majority, 62%, said yes.
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:17
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia brings fifth WTO challenge to Australia tobacco laws

Indonesia launched a complaint against Australia's stringent tobacco packaging laws on Friday, becoming the fifth country to raise the restrictions at the World Trade Organization.
Reuters
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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BILES: Banning smoking in Australian prisons has become a nationwide issue

The overall aim of prison smoking bans is to create a more healthy environment for both staff and prisoners, particularly those who are not smokers...Furthermore, many prisoners who have quit in prison admit after the event that their lives and their hea
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:03
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