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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Our Laws Against E-Cigarettes Need To Go Up In Smoke

The appeal of e-cigarettes to younger smokers is especially pleasing as they have the most to gain from quitting.... Users also need to be educated on the correct use and care of e-cigarette devices and solutions. Research suggests that the best outcomes
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 20, 2016 14:12
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[Australia] 'Cigarettes are our currency' ($$)

EXCLUSIVE FUMING Manus Island detainees will be restricted in the number of packets of cigarettes they can take on outings in a backflip by officials.
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added May 18, 2016 21:08
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[Australia] BUDGET 2016-17

The Government will implement a further four annual 12.5 per cent increases in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties, with the first increase to take effect on 1 September 2017. This will replicate the annual increases that have been in pla
Australian Government: Budget (au)
added May 18, 2016 14:03
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[Australia] Young believe e-cigarettes are the healthy alternative' to dodge smoking bans

YOUNG people are increasingly using electronic cigarettes not to quit, but because they “taste better”, help them dodge smoking bans in public places and are seen as a healthy alternative than the real thing. The findings from a Cancer Institute NSW stud
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:41
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Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy: An analysis of the Australian National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey (PDF) (32pp)

common knowledge that the Australian tobacco plain packaging policy has been successful...contrary to the stated claims of the authors of those papers, and the public health lobby in general, that the evidence is not consistent with the stated aims of the
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:01
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PCA Press Release: Philip Morris Asia Limited v. The Commonwealth of Australia

Please see the attached press release by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the arbitration commenced by Philip Morris Asia Limited against The Commonwealth of Australia, concerning the publication of the Tribunal’s Award on Jurisdiction and Adm
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:34
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[Australia, UK] British American Tobacco fighting for Victorian Cancer Council's school student survey data ($$)

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:46
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[Australia] Tobacco company denies seeking children's private information in FOI battle with Cancer Council

The tobacco company has told the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) that students' private information could be redacted and the council should be facilitating access, not putting up barriers. BAT wants to access six documents under the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 17, 2016 18:40
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[Asia-pacific] Australia versus Philip Morris. How we took on big tobacco and won

"If we ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership transnational corporations based in the United States will gain an avenue to sue Australia. There's an exclusion for tobacco control measures, but no solid exclusion for other health measures."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 17, 2016 14:04
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[Australia] Tribunal Publishes Redacted Version of Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility

The arbitration concerns the effects on the Claimant’s investments in Australia of the enactment and enforcement by Australia of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 and the implementing regulations known as the Tobacco Plain Packaging Regulations 2011
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 17, 2016 13:33
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