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[Australia, UK] Tobacco industry rallies against illicit trade – but have we forgotten its complicity?

The battle over the introduction of plain packaging has revealed the unscrupulous tactics used by the tobacco industry to influence and counter. Evidence shows a multi-faceted campaign that includes using industry-funded research to falsely claim that pl
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 14:23

[Australia, UK] Plain packaging does not violate Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights

that this measure is lawful and effective is further reinforced by a multilateral treaty adopted under the auspices of the World Health Organisation and introduced in 2005, under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This treaty aims to prot
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:42

[Australia] Is the UK's new plain cigarette packaging law a test case for trademarks?

No one seems yet to have produced results of a definitive empirical study that shows conclusively that such a change in the law would have the effect claimed, as compared, say, to just a display ban that puts the packs out of sight. The treaty obligation
The Drum (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:16

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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