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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

[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

LETTER: CHAPMAN: Re: Australia sees large fall in smoking after introduction of standardised packs

Your tobacco industry correspondent G Roca is either poorly informed or engaging in the sort of misleading spin the world has witnessed from that industry for over 50 years. The fall recorded in smoking prevalence between the Australian Institute of Healt
British Medical Journal
added Aug 8, 2014 12:02

[Australia] Plunge in smoking attributed to plain packaging

Public health experts say the findings of the National Drugs Strategy Household Survey vindicate plain-packaging laws, which tobacco companies recently claimed to have boosted cigarette sales by leading to a price war. "It's almost like finding a vaccin
The Age (au)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:14

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Australia and Oceania] World Health Organisation says Pacific considering cigarette plain packaging

says a number of countries across the Pacific are considering following in Australia's footsteps and introducing plain packaging of cigarettes. The WHO is set to join governments across the region in a major drive to make the Pacific tobacco free within
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:22

Academics and The Australian go up in smoke

Prominent Australian professors have been caught out making false statements in the tobacco wars started by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Alan Austin reports.
Independent Australia (au)
added Jun 23, 2014 23:17

[Australia] Treasury figures confirm decline in tobacco sales

The federal Treasury has entered the debate over cigarette sales, publishing previously secret information that shows sales falling since the introduction of graphic health warnings and plain packaging.
The Age (au)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:18

[Australia] MOODIE: Profits, death and disease: big tobacco’s business model

if the Government was wrong about plain packaging then so too was the industry which fought it. If smoking has increased the industry should be happy, hiding the data on the failure of plain packaging. So the essence of my question on plain packaging is
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:40

[Australia] Calls for floor price on cigarettes

AN independent senator is pushing for a minimum floor price on cigarettes to counter a tobacco giant's "cynical" move to sell discounted packets. British American Tobacco Australia has launched what it claims is the cheapest legal packet of cigarettes on
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:25

EVERSHED: Datablog / Is smoking increasing in Australia?

So in their own article they have pointed out that the actual rate of smoking is continuing to decline. That is, the number of people smoking has decreased ...but smokers may be buying slightly more tobacco. These figures are at odds with the latest inf
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 6, 2014 09:42
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