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[Australia, Caribbean, Cuba, Honduras, Indonesia, Peru, Ukraine] DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: THE DISPUTES: Tobacco

DS227 Peru — Taxes on Cigarettes (Complainant: Chile) 1 March 2001 / DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (Complainant: Ukraine) 13 March 2012
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:01
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HEFLER: An Australian perspective on tobacco control in the 21st Century

Finally, these efforts by the tobacco industry may be seen anywhere as an attack on “state sovereignty”, that is attempting to undermine and pervert the decision making process of Parliaments and Governments to act in the best interests of their constitu
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2015 13:21
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[Dominican Republic, Honduras] Australia's plain pack laws tested at critical WTO hearing

Tobacco-producing nations are making their last ditch attempts to prove that Australian plain packaging laws infringe World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements at a final hearing in front of the WTO dispute settlement panel. Starting today, and set to ru
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 07:38
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[Australia] 'Put your cigarette out NOW!' The moment a terrified woman is abused by a furious anti-smoking crusader in Sydney's Martin Place

Finally there may be a way to get people to stop smoking – have a man scream it at you while you’re innocently walking down the street. This is what happened to one terrified smoker as she casually strolled through Sydney’s Martin Place on Wednesday morn
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 28, 2015 11:09
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[Australia] Malcolm Turnbull urged to dump investments in tobacco companies

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who has been controversially targeted by Labor over his extensive offshore investments, has updated his pecuniary interests to include a European investment fund that holds shares in pharmaceutical companies and cigarette
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:38
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[Australia] 2015.10.30 Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products: Law, Ethics, and Trade

This Roundtable is co-hosted by the Intellectual Property & Innovation Law Research Program and the Australian Centre for Health Law Research...In addition to matters about constitutional law, intellectual property, public health, the case raised larger
Eventbrite
added Oct 22, 2015 15:54
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[Australia] Indigenous health equality gets plan

The plan sets out 20 new goals that deal broadly with improving the health of pregnant women, reducing smoking, tackling diabetes, providing more health checks and achieving better immunisation rates. Four out of 10 indigenous people smoke, and the deat
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 15:34
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[Australia] Vaping might not help you quit

South Australian researchers have found e-cigarettes aren't helping people to quit smoking. Their study is small, just 87 people were surveyed. Researchers pulled data from Quitline callers over eight months. They said they thought vaping would help
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:40
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[Australia] ACT Government flags intention to regulate e-cigarettes, bringing the territory into line with NSW, QLD

"What that means of course is that e-cigarettes are available to be used by children," he said. "Some products are being sold that contain nicotine even though they claim they do not and e-cigarettes are potentially being used to re-normalise smoking be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:34
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Spotless leopards? Decoding hype on e-cigarettes

there are major concerns about the core claims being made for e-cigarettes. Australia should consider any policy changes in harm reduction very carefully. We should all be open to quality evidence that might suggest that this time we have something diffe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:08
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