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Philip Morris cigarettes charged millions after losing plain packaging case against Australia

Court of arbitration finds Philip Morris Asia case to be ‘an abuse of rights’ and says it must pay Australia’s multi-million dollar legal costs Philip Morris Asia’s legal case against Australia’s cigarette plain packaging regulations has been stubbed o
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:41

[Australia] Govt should release Philip Morris plain packaging case costs

Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Dr Ranald said that the Australian public had a right to know the full costs of the failed case, which dragged on for over four years. “The failure to publish the costs
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:25

Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia

After plain packaging was introduced, Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco launched a constitutional challenge in Australia's highest court. When that bid failed, Philip Morris went to the PCA to claim the legislation breached Australia's Bi
BBC Online
added Jul 10, 2017 15:11

Marlboro-maker Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions after losing lawsuit

The Permanent Court of Arbitration on Monday ordered tobacco company Philip Morris to pay the Australian government millions of dollars. It also ruled against the Marlboro manufacturer’s lawsuit that had sought the withdrawal of Australia’s packaging law (in)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:10
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Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia millions in costs for plain packaging case

While the exact figure is a closely-guarded secret - and is redacted from the Permanent Court of Arbitration's new ruling - it's believed the bill could be as high as $50 million. The court published its decision at the weekend, bringing a six-year lega
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08

[Australia] SCOTT: No worries with the durries at city stadium

The knuckle-dragging decision that Venues NSW snuck through last week will no doubt be defended through arguments about the term ‘spectator areas’. Section 6A of the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 states that smoking is banned in spectator areas at publ
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:54
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[Australia] 'His research saved so many lives': German colleague of surgeon and father 'killed by one-punch attacker outside a Melbourne hospital' pays tribute to 'heart transplant pioneer'

Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, was killed in an alleged one punch attack outside the Box Hill Hospital on May 30, after he told a man to stop smoking, and died in hospital last week. Following the tragic death of the surgeon The Australian contacted Pr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:48

[Australia] Meet the doctor who gets super funds to kick their tobacco habit

Dr Bronwyn King took on the tobacco wasn’t just members of her super fund – many of them hospital colleagues – that were tangled up in the tobacco industry. It was the entire finance sector. “At first it was really just a very personal is
The New Daily (au)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:53

[Australia] Wagga public health workers raise concerns about safety of 'vaping'

Many proponents claimed vaping was a safe alternative to smoking, but Tobacco Compliance Officer Ian Hardinge said there was no proof to support those claims. “There’s no evidence (e-cigarettes) assist in giving up smoking,” Mr Hardinge said. “The Ther
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:25

[Australia] Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra’s CB
South Coast Register (au)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:22
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