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[Australia] Exposed: big tobacco's behind-the-scenes 'astroturf' campaign to change vaping laws

Philip Morris is running an under-the-radar campaign ... using the same "astroturf" tactics it used in its fight against plain packaging. The multinational has been using its offshoot smokers' rights lobby group - dubbed "I Deserve To Be Heard" - to cont
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:47
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[Australia] Doctors plead for e-cigarette reforms

Doctors campaigning for drug law reform say Australia must embrace e-cigarettes and stop making it hard for smokers to use a vastly safer product... Retired doctor Dr Alex Wodak, who now heads the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation, has told a federal
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:08
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[Australia] DON’T MARKET E-CIGARETTES AS CESSATION AIDS: AMA

Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that there is currently no compelling evidence that e-cigarettes are successful in helping people to stop smoking. In the submission, to the Standing Committee on Heal
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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[Australia] PCA Issues Costs Award In Philip Morris Plain Packaging Row ($$)

"It's good to see that Australia's world-leading legislation was upheld and that the abuse of process by Philip Morris has now resulted in costs going to the Australian government," Swan said, as quoted in the report. "This thing should never have been i
Law360
added Jul 10, 2017 22:19
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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
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[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
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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
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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
Scroll.in (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
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[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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