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[Australia] Illegal smokers still lighting up in the Mall

SMOKERS are still lighting up in Rundle Mall in the busy holiday period, despite a ban being introduced more than three years ago. The Advertiser spotted several smokers throughout the Mall, at one of the busiest times of year when tens of thousands of
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:37
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[Australia] Strict laws to stop smoking a fizzer

Tough regulations that ban smoking at beaches, playgrounds and other public areas have proved all but pointless after figures revealed almost no one had been caught since they were introduced five years ago. Latest Health Department figures reveal there
West Australian (au)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:30
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[Australia] Free-trade legal fears in Philip Morris claim up in smoke

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb said: “People can be reassured that we’ve got safeguards in respect to public health and the environment, which will protect us from any litigation.”
The Australian (au)
added Dec 28, 2015 03:55
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[Australia, New Zealand] Editorial: Revive plain packaging law for cigarettes

Trade Minister Todd McClay makes that point when he insists that New Zealand is "well-positioned" to defend a legal challenge against plain packaging, with a stronger treaty than Australia's. If that is the case, what is the hold-up? McClay should take h
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 28, 2015 03:51
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland] LETTER: Plain packaging and tobacco

the High Court of Australia used more robust language in dismissing arguments advanced by the tobacco companies. The judges variously described the case of the tobacco companies as “delusive”, “synthetic”, “unreal”, and suffering “fatal” defects in logic
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 25, 2015 01:37
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[Australia] Don't Ignore Packaging Regulations And Hold Philip Morris For 2016 Hike

investors should hold Philip Morris for a hefty dividend yield of 4.65% and carefully evaluate the potential risks.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Dec 24, 2015 14:36
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[Australia] Smokers win out over outside diners at some NSW pubs and bars: health groups

There have been reports that some New South Wales licenced venues have banned food in outdoor areas, allowing patrons to keep smoking
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 25, 2015 04:30
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[Australia] Babies exposed to cigarette toxins via invisible residue

Residue from smokers' fingers and clothes has been picked up in the systems of babies, being cared for in hospital neonatal units, as part of The University of Texas study... Quit Victoria director Sarah White said it was shocking that cigarette particle
The Age (au)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Sovereign risk: first ISDS dispute won, but it won’t be the last

“You might not be able to see the decision or it can be heavily redacted so you can’t makes sense of it. Even in this tobacco case, Australia didn’t release its own submissions.” ...The free-trade genie won’t go back in its bottle as some hope. But Voon c
The Mandarin (au)
added Dec 23, 2015 20:52
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[Australia] Smoking age no go: Dean

Upper House anti-tobacco campaigner Ivan Dean has hit out at the State Government’s proposal to consider raising the legal smoking age to 21 or 25, describing the plan as impractical and unworkable.
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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