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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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[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal

A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
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[Australia] Trans-Pacific Partnership piles up challenges for democracy

. In this Free Trade Scorecard series, we review Australian trade policy over the years ... Public health advocates lobbied for a TPP exemption for tobacco products to enable more regulation, which the tobacco industry fiercely opposes. The Malaysian gove
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:30
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Out of Sight and Out of Mind? Evaluating the Impact of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Bans on Smoking-Related Beliefs and Behaviors in a Sample of Australian Adolescents and Young Adults

These results suggest that removing tobacco displays from retail environments can positively contribute to the denormalization of smoking among youth.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:58
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Push to stop selling cigarettes to Australians born AFTER 2000 - but is it political correctness gone mad?

• Tasmanian Independent Ivan Dean is set to introduce bill banning sale of smoking in the state to people born after year 2000 •The ban would come into effect in 2018 when current 14-year-old's turn 18 • He aims to make Tasmania a smoke-free state when cu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:14
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[Australia, Ireland] Irish plain packaging tobacco law can create 'domino effect'

Ireland can create a “domino effect” internationally by becoming the first country in Europe to introduce plain packaging of tobacco, according to one of Australia’s leading public health experts. Prof Mike Daube said the introduction of plain packaging
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45
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[Ireland] CLANCY: Plain packaging works: Australia shows fastest decline in smoking rates in over 20 years

The tobacco industry may feel the removal of Dr Reilly as minister for health may help it achieve its aims – specifically, to use tactics to oppose, stop or delay any tobacco control initiative which could save lives...Dr Reilly hasn’t gone away and neith
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:05
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