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[Australia] Want to quit smoking? 'Change expert' shares the five steps he guarantees will break ANY habit for good (and failure is all part of the process)

Dr Carlo Di Clemente revealed the five steps to follow to make a change The stages of change co-creator said failure is a normal part of the process / Falling off the bandwagon is a chance to re-asses your approach / The steps vary from thinking about ma
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:56
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VIDEO: BUGA UP in Australia

BBC QED series "The war of words down under". 1983 documentary on the tobacco industry in Australia, and the BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions). Features Phil Scanlan (WD & HO Wills tobacco), Arthur Chesterfield-Evans,
You Tube
added Oct 8, 2015 09:38
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

For the government to be placated by this exemption based on its limited experience with investor-state disputes is shortsighted, writes Kyla Tienhaara.
The Age (au)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:16
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Chill out: Lawyers play down TPP dispute provisions

TPP has made a specific carve-out for tobacco products which is expected to allow sovereign states to make laws regarding plain packaging and other public health measures relating to tobacco products unfettered.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:27
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP), which promises significant trade liberalization and investment protection, is finally agreed

reportedly on the insistence of Australia which is presently defending an investment treaty claim brought by Philip Morris over the Australian government’s regulation of tobacco, a member state may choose to exclude the tobacco industry from the investor-
JD Supra, LLC
added Oct 7, 2015 01:07
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JTI Calls for Transparency on Australian ‘Plain’ Packaging Report

The Australian Government has yet to publish its Post-Implementation Review (PIR) into ‘plain’ packaging for tobacco products, six months after the consultation period ended. The delay has prompted concerns that the authors of the report could be misrepre
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:19
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Trans-Pacific Partnership: Health groups say TPP will cost lives

Daube said the provision that prevented tobacco companies suing countries for anti-tobacco laws was "a quite remarkable and historic development". "It's a huge achievement for public health, and possibly the biggest international setback for the tobacco
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:22
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: The TPP deal protects old companies at the expense of the new

The TPP should have gone further, and called for Pacific Rim countries to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:30
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] VIDEO: The TPP trade deal is a bitter pill for big tobacco but the right medicine for taxpayers

As the dust settles on the largest trade agreement in history, Australian industries are studying the fine print to see if they will be better off. Thousands of tariffs will be reduced or removed and red tape on labour and legal issues untangled.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:29
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Transpacific Partnership will bring benefits to all - The Drum

Tobacco companies will be precluded from accessing the treaty's investor-state dispute settlement mechanism, being relegated instead to domestic courts when bringing a grievance against a host state – in what could be seen as a victory for the anti-tobacc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:11
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