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[Australia] BUDGET 2016-17

The Government will implement a further four annual 12.5 per cent increases in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties, with the first increase to take effect on 1 September 2017. This will replicate the annual increases that have been in pla
Australian Government: Budget (au)
added May 18, 2016 14:03
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[Australia, UK] British American Tobacco fighting for Victorian Cancer Council's school student survey data ($$)

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:46
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[Australia] Young believe e-cigarettes are the healthy alternative' to dodge smoking bans

YOUNG people are increasingly using electronic cigarettes not to quit, but because they “taste better”, help them dodge smoking bans in public places and are seen as a healthy alternative than the real thing. The findings from a Cancer Institute NSW stud
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:41
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[Australia] Tobacco company denies seeking children's private information in FOI battle with Cancer Council

The tobacco company has told the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) that students' private information could be redacted and the council should be facilitating access, not putting up barriers. BAT wants to access six documents under the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 17, 2016 18:40
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[Asia-pacific] Australia versus Philip Morris. How we took on big tobacco and won

"If we ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership transnational corporations based in the United States will gain an avenue to sue Australia. There's an exclusion for tobacco control measures, but no solid exclusion for other health measures."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 17, 2016 14:04
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Case name Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

This arbitration is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 17, 2016 13:34
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[Australia] Tribunal Publishes Redacted Version of Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility

The arbitration concerns the effects on the Claimant’s investments in Australia of the enactment and enforcement by Australia of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 and the implementing regulations known as the Tobacco Plain Packaging Regulations 2011
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 17, 2016 13:33
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[Australia] Plain packaging laws survive international court as Philip Morris warned over 'abuse of rights'

Key points: Philip Morris manufactures major tobacco brands including Marlboro Tribunal says Philip Morris had ample warning of laws Tribunal says the company's legal claims are 'inadmissible' In its heavily redacted 186-page ruling dating from Decembe
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 17, 2016 13:29
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Philip Morris 'abused rights' seeking to sue Australia: court

finally unveiled a secret ruling confirming it had rejected a bid by tobacco giant Philip Morris to sue Australia over its plain packaging laws, calling the attempt "an abuse of rights". In its heavily-redacted 186-page ruling dating from December 17, 20
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 16, 2016 20:07
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[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Manus Island detainees using weekly $1.5 million taxpayer money to buy marijuana, alcohol and electronics

has left Australian taxpayers footing a $1.5 million bill each week...the 900 asylum seekers on the Papua New Guinea island are rewarded with several free packets of cigarettes...sell the cigarette packets for up to $10 each, using the money to buy mariju
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:43
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