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[Hong Kong] Court blasts Philip Morris over bid to sue Australia

The International Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has confirmed it’s rejected a bid...In a ruling dating from 17 December 2015, the court classified the attempt by Philip Morris to appeal the ban on company packaging in Australia as “an abuse of righ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[Australia] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) c. Le Commonwealth d’Australie (PDF)

The initiation of this arbitration deriving their year abuse of rights...As It Was the carried out for the main, if not sole, purpose of Gaining Treaty protection. Accordingly, the claims raised in this arbitration are unacceptable and the Tribunal is pre
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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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] MAYNARD: Plain cigarette packaging has arrived, but will it reduce smoking?

Together, these strategies are expected to reduce the prevalence of smoking, and ultimately reduce the burden of disease caused by tobacco. It may not be a silver bullet, but it may be one more nail in the coffin.
The Guardian (uk)
added May 20, 2016 15:15
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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] Marrin Weejali aims to cut smoking rates in western Sydney

SMOKING rates in western Sydney have more than halved since 2002, falling from 24.1 to 10.2 per cent in 2015 – the third lowest in NSW. However, smoking continues to be a major problem among Indigenous communities in the region.
St Marys/Mt Druitt (NSW) Star (au)
added May 19, 2016 23:28
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Big Tobacco abuses investor-state dispute settlement: law expert

Big Tobacco is like Monty Python’s Black Knight, says QUT Intellectual Property and Innovation Matthew Rimmer after Philip Morris Asia was defeated in its attempt to sue the Australian Government over plain packaging of cigarettes. Professor Rimmer, fro
HealthCanal.com
added May 19, 2016 22:20
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[UK] This one chart shows the impact plain packaging laws had on cigarette sales in Australia (spoiler: it wasn't much)

despite three years of data, there is little evidence yet the policy has worked. In fact, the chart below shows that in the immediate aftermath of the new law, cigarette sales were barely affected by the packaging changes. Instead, sales only dropped of
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:32
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[Australia, UK] ANKER: Why tobacco ‘plain packaging’ could have dangerous unintended consequences

young people tend to engage more with anti-smoking messages when campaigns use positive communications. From September 2016 I will be leading a new research project to explore alternative, positively-framed health warnings designed to create stronger moti
The Conversation (au)
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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The tobacco industry is not happy with the way Australia got its residents to quit smoking

Philip Morris tried to fight back by suing on the grounds of "an abuse of rights," according to the Guardian. But after a 2015 closed-door hearing held in Singapore, the presiding tribunal decided the Morris claims were "inadmissible" and "precluded fro
Business Insider
added May 19, 2016 11:38
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