Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,468 headlines found
Australian laws requiring cigarettes to be sold in drab olive-green packets with graphic health warnings are making smokers think more about quitting, a study has shown, but cigarette makers say they have seen little impact on sales.
Jul 22, 2013 Reuters
added Jul 23, 2013 00:05
The “glamour is gone”, the Australian government says. There might be no hard evidence as yet, but there’s certainly no evidence that it is doing anything other than encouraging people to quit. There’s also no evidence of the feared “price war”.
Jul 16, 2013 Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:43
A TOBACCO company linked to David Cameron's Australian political adviser Lynton Crosby blocked the release of details of a meeting where plans to impose plain packaging on cigarette manufacturers were discussed.
Jul 17, 2013 The Australian (au)
added Jul 17, 2013 09:21
"Is this something where Australia's going to be a one-off, or is it going to be something that will spread around the world, the way some other policies have?" University of Ottawa law professor David Sweanor asked.
Jul 15, 2013 Law360
added Jul 15, 2013 21:12
The Department of Health and Ageing has cleared the official V8 Supercars website of breaching the strict laws on the promotion of tobacco advertising after the site posted historic images of a car heavily branded with Winfield branding.
Jun 3, 2013 mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:30
The refusal of Canberra to be involved would scupper a class action against cashed-up tobacco companies. Latest estimates indicate that the annual cost of smoking to the Queensland community alone is $6.14 billion in health costs, lost productivity and
May 31, 2013 The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2013 00:25
The Irish government is to follow Australia's lead and introduce laws to force the sale of cigarettes in plain packs. The new laws are expected to come into force next year, and add to Ireland's already strong arsenal of anti-
May 30, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 30, 2013 01:41
By taking the first step in a dispute, Cuba has triggered a 60-day window for Australia to try to resolve the problem in talks with Cuba. After that Cuba could ask the WTO to appoint a panel of adjudicators to judge its complaint.
May 6, 2013 Reuters
added May 7, 2013 07:52
[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Cuba Takes Australia To WTO Over Plain-Pack Tobacco Law ($$)
Cuba lodged a formal complaint with World Trade Organization on Friday over Australia's tobacco packaging laws, setting in motion the latest international challenge to labeling requirements that critics say restrict intellectual property rights.
May 6, 2013 Law360
added May 6, 2013 13:49
Research showing children aged under two are four to five times more likely to get a brain tumour if their mother smoked when pregnant needs further investigation, the researchers say. The study, led by Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Profe
Mar 18, 2013 West Australian (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:08