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[Australia] State Government considers lifting the legal smoking age

The legal smoking age could be raised in Tasmania as part of a plan to boost the state’s health statistics. THE State Government is considering raising the legal smoking age in Tasmania to 21 or 25, under a plan to improve the woeful health statistics.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 18:58

CONNAUGHTON: The simple trick Australia is using to reduce smoking rates

Big Tobacco is clearly running scared — and it should be. The latest ruling is likely to open the door for plain packaging laws around the world. Already, 11 other countries — including England, New Zealand, France, Brazil, India, and South Africa — hav
Vox Media
added Dec 20, 2015 19:37

[Australia, New Zealand] Push for plain-pack tobacco in NZ grows

Action on Smoking and Health NZ (ASH) director Stephanie Erick says the outcome of the protracted legal battle in Australia should give New Zealand greater confidence to introduce plain-packaging laws. Meanwhile, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation says
NZCity (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:31

[Australia] Tobacco tycoon Candyman's attempt to play Santa snubbed by hospital

tobacco tycoon, aka Travers Beynon...was perhaps attempting to erase some of his earlier questionable behaviour by helping out his local hospital, however it was kiboshed....Children’s Hospital Foundation...said they did not accept support from the tobacc
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:09

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Nurses call for urgent tobacco plain packaging laws in NZ after Australia wins legal battle

Smokers hooked in by tobacco marketing are predominantly young, Māori and female, the Nurses Organisation says. Nurses are calling on the Government to immediately introduce plain packaging for tobacco, following a landmark court decision in Australia.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:46

[New Zealand, Singapore] Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging win

Health advocacy groups are calling for the Government to move ahead on plain packaging of tobacco after a victory by the Australian Government against tobacco company Philip Morris on the issue. However, no movement to introduce plain packaging is likely
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47

BLOOMBERG: Australia's Legal Victory on Plain Cigarette Packaging Law

Australia’s legal victory over the tobacco industry on plain packaging will save many lives, especially by helping young people who are susceptible to advertising...Bloomberg Philanthropies is committed to helping more of those countries fight back throu
added Dec 23, 2015 20:38

Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia

It means the former Gillard government's plain-packaging laws, introduced in 2011, will remain in place. The tribunal in the arbitration, based in Singapore, has issued a unanimous decision agreeing with Australia's position that it has no jurisdiction
The Age (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 20:19

[Australia] E-Cigarettes: Everything You Need To Know

each state has different rules around the sale, possession and marketing of e-cigs. The Australian Medical Association this week released a new stance on tobacco products to incorporate its position on e-cigarettes.... Here's a state-by-state breakdown.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:37

[Ireland] Reilly welcomes ruling on Australian tobacco packaging

Reilly said the Government, which plans to introduce plain packaging next May but is facing a similar legal challenge, was equally committed to standing up to the tobacco industry.
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:45
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