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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Australia] Box Hill heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann dies four weeks after alleged one-punch assault

The respected surgeon was heading home after work when he became involved in an altercation with a man. It is understood he was concerned about people smoking near the hospital entrance when the alleged assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:13
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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[Australia] E-cigarette companies fined over false claims about toxic chemicals

Australia’s competition regulator has become the first in the world to successfully take legal action against e-cigarette companies for making false and misleading claims about the carcinogens in their products. Federal court Justice John Gilmour ordere
The Guardian (uk)
added May 8, 2017 16:12
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Tobacco industry suffers defeat as WTO upholds Australia's plain packaging laws

“As there is a high likelihood of an appeal by some or all of the parties, it’s important to note that this panel report is not the final word on whether plain packaging is consistent with international law,” she said.
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:49
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[Australia, UK] Failure to publish tobacco and alcohol submissions to drug policy review 'alarming', say experts

The Australian government may have breached international tobacco control conventions for failing to publish submissions from powerful alcohol and tobacco companies to a drug policy review, according to authors of a new health study.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:05
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[Australia] E-cigarette ban has advocates fuming

A decision by Australia’s drug regulator to maintain a ban on e-cigarettes has created a curious alliance between harm minimisation advocates and big tobacco companies....the commercial supply of nicotine for use in e-cigarettes will remain prohibited in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:05
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[Australia] What Happens When You Put Disturbing Labels on Cigarette Packs

"Our results imply that, in addition to selling a product that causes death, tobacco companies also sell strong brand identities that help positively redefine what smoking means for a smoker's sense of self. The introduction of plain packaging was a rare
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added Mar 27, 2017 14:49
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: Are these photos the pointy end of tobacco control? Or just another example of what the tobacco industry does best?

look at how e-cigarettes are promoted in countries like the US where they can be freely sold...The June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against two online retailers for suggesting that e-cigarettes do not cont
Sydney Health Law (blog) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:25
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[Australia, UK] Simon Chapman asks Terry Barnes: why write for Croakey when your support lies with a right wing think tank?

the IEA is a right wing think tank which has money poured into it by big tobacco...Snowdon who regularly writes splenetic bile about public health / I have joined the public policy debate about the value of vaping as a disruptive technology offering real
Croakey (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:23
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