Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Australia 10,284 headlines found

31 Views

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
31 Views

[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
30 Views

[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
29 Views

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
29 Views

[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
29 Views

[Australia, New Zealand] Plain packaging not affecting tobacco sales

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores says tobacco sales remain consistent, despite plain packaging, but retailers are paying more in administrative and labour costs to implement the change.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:22
29 Views

[Australia, Uruguay] Treaty Shopping: How Philip-Morris Cherry-Picked Worst Case BITs

a closer look reveals a broad collection of older treaties that do not contain exceptions in modern treaties that could have avoided this situation. As a multinational-enterprise, Philip-Morris has attempted to evade these exceptions by going through sub
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Dec 3, 2012 00:04
29 Views

Marlboro Box Defaced in Australia Where Future Is Now

the future of cigarette packs is on display in Australia, and it’s not that pretty: large, graphic images of gangrenous limbs and cancer victims, with brand names printed in a uniform font on a background legally defined as “drab dark brown.”
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2012 14:11
28 Views

[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
28 Views

WTO Panel's Preliminary Ruling Favours Dominican Republic in its Challenge to Australia's Plain Packaging Law

the Panel rejected all of Australia`s procedural objections to the Dominican Republic`s claims... They have noted that, nearly two years since Australia`s plain packaging measures took effect, the measures have failed to contribute to reducing smoking in
Yahoo! Finance
added Nov 14, 2014 08:43
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines