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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Turnbull adds weight to Obama's bid to save TPP

Malcolm Turnbull has gone into bat for US President Barack Obama...McConnell and ... Hatch...expressed concern about ... rules that allow governments to be tough on tobacco companies, two provisions Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb fought strongly f
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:07

[Australia] Electronic cigarettes are popular, but are they healthy?

electronic cigarettes doubled in popularity in the three years to 2013, despite being illegal. But while some believe they are a powerful way to combat smoking, others believe they are simply a continuation of the habit.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41

[Australia] AUDIO: Electronic cigarettes are popular, but are they healthy?

Veteran anti-tobacco campaigner, Emeritus Professor Simon Chapman from the University of Sydney's School of Public Health, says this would not be the first time that smokers had been fooled by fake health promises. SIMON CHAPMAN: In the history of harm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:44

[Australia, China] Chinese man charged over illegal tobacco

A Chinese student has been accused of importing illegal tobacco into Australia as part of an elaborate organised crime syndicate. The 24-year-old was arrested last week after a baggage search at Adelaide airport while he was trying to re-enter the count
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:03

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Electronic cigarettes: what can we learn from the UK experience?

Regulation of e-cigarettes in Australia should be liberalised to allow smokers the opportunity to benefit from their use. The popularity and widespread uptake of e-cigarettes creates the potential for large-scale improvements in public health in Australi
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jan 19, 2016 06:41

[Australia] Anti-smoking drug potential link to suicide

An anti-smoking drug has become the focus of forensic scientists in Victoria, as concerns emerge regarding its potential link to suicide. The decision to look into the drug, commercially known as Champix, came directly from Victorian coroner Jacqui Hawk
Neos Kosmos (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:54

[Australia] AUDIO: Change Agents: fighting big tobacco on RN Afternoons

The story of how change agents fought big tobacco to introduce plain cigarette packaging and remove $2 billion from tobacco investments.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 16:03

[Asia, India] Australia's Plain Packaging Laws Pass ISDS Round Two

The grim fact remains that Australia is a signatory party to more than two dozen agreements with ISDS obligations that grant foreign investors the right to challenge tobacco plain packaging and other initiatives to protect public health. Australia is al (sg)
added Jan 15, 2016 23:47

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] SINGH: ISDS arbitration upholds Australia’s plain packaging laws

high costs of ISDS agreements point to the need for India, Indonesia and other countries that are currently revisiting their investment treaty regime to seriously rethink the inclusion of ISDS mechanisms in future investment treaties and trade agreements.
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 15, 2016 16:13

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe] WELCH: Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Whether it is the strength of the public health agenda or the weakness of the case being prosecuted by the tobacco industry, there is little evidence to date that 'regulatory chill' is undermining the resolve of governments around the world. However whet (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:37
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