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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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[Australia] Less Queensland teens are smoking but friends still play a role

The latest Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey showed in the past 12 years, the number of secondary school students who admitted to smoking in the year before the survey dropped from 32 per cent in 2002 to 15 per cent in 2014.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 21, 2015 15:12
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[Australia] Tasmanian plans to lift legal smoking age to 21 or 25 could be world first

Civil Liberties Australia (CLA) says a plan by the Tasmanian Government to lift the legal smoking age as high as 25 could leave the state with the strictest tobacco laws in the world.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 23, 2015 20:27
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] One of the Biggest Objections to the TPP Just Went Up In Smoke

The tobacco case that kicked off the furor has been snuffed out. The butterfly was just crushed. But the hurricane’s path may be set anyway.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Dec 22, 2015 04:41
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[Australia] Victoria prison riot sparked by tobacco shortage, compounded by overcrowding: report

Prison overcrowding and inadequate fencing contributed to Victoria's largest prison riot, which was sparked when a canteen ran out of tobacco ahead of the state-wide smoking ban, a review has found.
The Age (au)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:51
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