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[Australia, New Zealand] Push for plain-pack tobacco in NZ grows

Action on Smoking and Health NZ (ASH) director Stephanie Erick says the outcome of the protracted legal battle in Australia should give New Zealand greater confidence to introduce plain-packaging laws. Meanwhile, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation says
NZCity (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:31
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[Australia] Tobacco tycoon Candyman's attempt to play Santa snubbed by hospital

tobacco tycoon, aka Travers Beynon...was perhaps attempting to erase some of his earlier questionable behaviour by helping out his local hospital, however it was kiboshed....Children’s Hospital Foundation...said they did not accept support from the tobacc
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 19, 2015 18:09
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Nurses call for urgent tobacco plain packaging laws in NZ after Australia wins legal battle

Smokers hooked in by tobacco marketing are predominantly young, Māori and female, the Nurses Organisation says. Nurses are calling on the Government to immediately introduce plain packaging for tobacco, following a landmark court decision in Australia.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:46
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[Ireland] Reilly welcomes ruling on Australian tobacco packaging

Reilly said the Government, which plans to introduce plain packaging next May but is facing a similar legal challenge, was equally committed to standing up to the tobacco industry.
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 19, 2015 01:45
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Australia Handed Win In Philip Morris Plain Packaging Row ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration on Thursday refused to hear Philip Morris Asia Ltd.'s case challenging Australia's policy banning all branding from cigarette packages as illegal under a bilateral treaty between the Pacific nation and Hong Kong.
Law360
added Dec 19, 2015 01:44
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In Big Win for Global Health, Australia Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Plain Cigarette Packaging Law

and a growing number of countries are considering doing so. Today’s ruling adds to the momentum behind this innovative strategy to reduce tobacco use and the six million deaths it causes worldwide each year.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 18, 2015 19:28
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[Singapore] Australia successfully defends plain packaging against Philip Morris legal challenge

Cancer Council Victoria CEO, Mr Todd Harper said the tobacco industry must accept the will of the courts, the will of the Australian people and stop standing in the way of the health of future generations. "This is the second victory against the tobacco
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:28
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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] Tobacco Industry nightmare, now a reality - ASH

ASH) congratulate the Australian Government on their stand to back themselves and their decision on implementing Plain Pack Cigarettes, and now (as expected) have won their case against the tobacco industry. The tribunal made a unanimous decision agreein
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:48
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[Australia, New Zealand, Singapore] NZNO calls for tobacco plain packaging in NZ

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted to see that the Australian Government has won the legal case brought against them by tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Philip Morris was attempting to sue the Australian Governm
Voxy (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47
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[New Zealand, Singapore] Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging win

Health advocacy groups are calling for the Government to move ahead on plain packaging of tobacco after a victory by the Australian Government against tobacco company Philip Morris on the issue. However, no movement to introduce plain packaging is likely
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 18, 2015 16:47
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