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[Australia] Brand Censorship Blindfolds Consumers is Legally Questionable

"Real world experience shows that since the implementation of plain packaging the black market in Australia has expanded to record levels, pouring money into the pockets of criminals and leaving taxpayers with bills amounting to potentially billions. Gov
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 23, 2015 21:50
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[Australia, UK, USA] The Way A Cigarette Is Packaged Can Make A World Of Difference

Smokers are less likely to seek cigarettes if the packaging is plain, as opposed to packs that have brands on them, according to new research from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol in the U.K.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:45
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[Australia] Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry-funded research on standardised packaging

these papers are flawed in conception as well as design but have nonetheless been widely publicised as cautionary tales against standardised pack legislation. Specifically, we focus on the low statistical significance of the analytical methods used and th
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2015 06:00
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[Australia, Bhutan] 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And Labels

of all the efforts — from Orwellian-style bans to smoke-free cars — only a handful seem to have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them... So Big Brother can make a difference, just not necessarily with the long arm of the law
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:37
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[Australia, UK] Evidence supports plain tobacco packaging to improve public health

Policymakers should heed the results of studies into the effect of cigarette packaging on smoking behaviour. Plain cigarette packaging can contribute to reducing smoking rates, evidence shows
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:43
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[Australia] ARGENT: Talking Point: Tobacco gangs push black market

We need a comprehensive, independent review of the full impacts of plain packaging, and the growing black market in tobacco is too large to be ignored...Argent is director of corporate affairs at tobacco company Philip Morris Limited.
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:53
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[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57
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[Australia] Tasmanian tobacco bill to ban smoking for youth

A world first 'tobacco-free generation' bill will be introduced in Tasmanian Parliament today, which could ban tobacco sales to people born after 2000.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:42
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia] WONG: Trans-Pacific Partnership: A recipe for corporate dictatorship

These are the US panellists who are among those judging the merits of corporate claims against government regulations... David A Williams: A Lawyer who is currently representing Philip Morris in its suit seeking to overturn the Australian government to o
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:30
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[Australia] The ugly face of smoking: New campaign lets you upload a picture of yourself to see what you would look like after 20 years of smoking

'If you smoke, your future's not pretty', Queensland Health's latest anti-smoking campaign / Young women were lured into a pop-up 'make under station' in Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland / Professional make-up artists brought their faces
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:11
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