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[Singapore] Australia wins court challenge to tobacco plain packaging

A Singapore-based court has refused a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's landmark plain packaging legislation passed in 2011, which the tobacco giant had brought under a bi-lateral trade treaty with Hong Kong, the company said. The Permanent Cour
Reuters
added Dec 18, 2015 15:31
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[Singapore] Australia wins international legal battle with Philip Morris over plain packaging

Tobacco giant fails in its bid to overturn laws using clause in 1993 Hong Kong bilateral trade deal after arbitration court rules it does not have jurisdiction
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:25
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[Singapore] Australia wins legal battle over plain cigarette packs

Big tobacco has lost a legal case against Australia’s ban on branded cigarette packets, marking a significant setback for the industry’s global battle against so called “plain packaging” laws. The Permanent Court of Arbitration on Friday declined on juri
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:24
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[Singapore] Court rejects case against Australian cigarette logos ban

Philip Morris Asia Ltd., which had argued Australia's law constitutes a sweeping ban on trademarks, said on Friday that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore determined that it had no jurisdiction to hear the tobacco company's case.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 18, 2015 15:18
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[Australia] New laws to clamp down ‘culture’ of smoking as survey shows teens still taking up the habit

The State Government has vowed new legislation will clamp down on “the culture” of smoking among young people by banning the deadly habit at areas frequented by teenagers, including skate parks and sports fields. The Australian Secondary Students’ Alco
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:33
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[Australia] NATIONAL CONSISTENCY NEEDED ON E-CIGARETTE REGULATION: AMA

The AMA wants to introduce nationally-consistent controls and restrictions on the marketing and advertising of e-cigarettes, it says. The organisation today released its updated Position Statement on Tobacco Smoking and E-Cigarettes 2015, which replaces
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:57
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[Australia] Add smoking to viewer alerts, says AMA

Viewers should be warned about smoking in TV shows and movies just like they're alerted about drug use, violence and coarse language, say doctors. They also want nationally-consistent controls and restrictions placed on the marketing and advertising of
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:56
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[Australia] Tobacco Smoking and E-cigarettes - 2015

The AMA has significant concerns about e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes and the related products should only be available to those people aged 18 years and over and the marketing and advertising of e-cigarettes should be subject to the same restrictions as ci
Australian Medical Association (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:39
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[Australia, UK] EDITORIAL: Erase the Glamour From Cigarette Packaging

Plain packaging won't undo all the harm that smoking causes. But allied with other deterrents, including bigger and better health warnings, it can at least undermine cigarettes' appeal. With as many as 20 more countries considering similar moves, the Bri
Bloomberg View
added Dec 15, 2015 17:52
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Journals that accept manuscripts from tobacco industry employees...Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 14, 2015 14:34
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