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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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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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An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The key findings are as follows: • Over the timeframe of the analysis, the data does not demonstrate that there has been a change in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging and larger health warnings despite an increase in the no
London Economics (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 23:35
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[Australia] Plain cigarette packs whack

SUPERMARKETS will have three months to clear their stocks of branded cigarette packs or face penalties of up to $1.1 million in the new plain packaging rules.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:35
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[Australia, Denmark] Holy smokes: parallel importation meets plain packaging

Allsop J found that Trojan’s application of the trade marks to the external TPP compliant packaging did fall under the section 123 defence and it was not liable for trade mark infringement. The case will have serious ramifications for controlling distri
Lexology (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:16
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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's Plain Packaging Law Negatively Impacting Retailers

Australian retailers worried new regulations requiring plain packaging for tobacco products would affect their bottom line, and new research indicates they had a right to worry. Roy Morgan Research, based in Australia, found that increased administrative
Convenience Store News
added Mar 27, 2013 11:55
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[Australia] Aus smokers lose their taste for plain packaged cigarettes

SMOKERS have reported noticing a change in the way their cigarettes taste since the introduction of Australia's world-first tobacco plain packaging laws in December.
Whitsunday Times (au)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:47
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