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[Australia, UK] FactCheck: the plain truth about cigarette packaging | The FactCheck Blog

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”.
Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:43

[Australia, UK] Tobacco giant hid details of Lynton Crosby meeting ($$)

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.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 17, 2013 09:21

[Australia] UK Stalling On Plain Packaging Jeopardizes Global Adoption

"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.
added Jul 15, 2013 21:12

[Australia] V8 vintage Winfield tobacco ad cleared by Health Department of breaching ad laws

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.
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:30

Australian government extinguishes states' bid to sue Big Tobacco

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
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2013 00:25

Ireland follows Australia's lead on plain packaging of cigarettes

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-
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 30, 2013 01:41

RPT-UPDATE 1-Cuba launches challenge to Australian tobacco laws at WTO

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.
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.
added May 6, 2013 13:49

[Australia] Smoke link to baby tumours

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
West Australian (au)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:08

[Australia] Experts wary of e-cigarettes as test run looms

The first Australian clinical trial of e-cigarettes as quit-smoking tools will kick off this year with support for the devices building, but the government and some public health experts remain wary.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:48
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