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[Australia] 'Trying to get motorists to pick up some overpriced darts!' Social media users accuse service station of subliminal advertising after they paint poles like cigarettes

‘After advertising bans and plain packaging laws the cigarette companies need to find new ways to get people to smoke,’ another commented. Many commented that the apparent subliminal advertising had been affective. ‘I suddenly feel like smoking,’ one s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 02:41

[Australia] BOLTON: Any doubts about quitting smoking? Visit a hospital

About a year ago I started spending time in hospitals and began meeting the smokers. There are a lot of them in hospitals. That's the nature of smoking, it ups your odds of pretty much everything you don't want to get. The first reality-slap was seeing a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:34

Australia's Plain Tobacco Packaging Neutralizes Dirty Branding Tricks

A new study shows that this "plain packaging"—surprise—reduces the efficacy of branding. Participants in the study were 12% less likely to believe that some brands were less harmful than others, compared with regular tobacco packaging. Using lighter color
Fast Company
added Jan 8, 2016 21:25

[Australia] International Trade Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

King & Spalding LLP attorneys have scored victories in prominent U.S. trade remedies investigations...represents one of the leading complaining parties in an ongoing dispute around Australian tobacco packaging...
added Jan 8, 2016 03:27

[Asia-pacific] Public Interest Takes a Hit Even When Phillip Morris' Investor-State Attack on Australia Is Dismissed

As Germany and Canada have learned after paying hundreds of millions to corporations in ISDS cases attacking toxics bans, coal-fired power plant rules, and water, timber and oil exploration policies, the rich country ISDS bullet-dodge only works so long.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 6, 2016 05:33

[Australia] Victorian Coroner puts quit-smoking drug under spotlight

The Victorian Coroner asked the Institute of Forensic Medicine to begin checking for Champix after connecting the drug to the death of a man who killed himself last year. The Coroner hopes the data collected will help determine if the drug can make peopl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

[Asia-pacific, Europe] Australia tobacco clash reverberates in EU trade talks

But Australia’s ability to fend off the legal challenge could undermine the argument... “Philip Morris was only able to sue Australia because of a technicality,” Lee-Makiyama said. “In free-trade agreements you always include an exception for public heal
added Jan 1, 2016 16:09

[Australia] How Cigarette Packaging Fools You

a long history of marketing efforts to lessen people’s anxiety over the adverse health effects...the NICO Clean Tobacco Card....Smokers were to slip it into their packs of cigarettes, where the radiation from the uranium would somehow eliminate the poison
added Dec 30, 2015 22:26

[Australia] Plain packaging implementation: perceptions of risk and prestige of cigarette brands among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Following plain packaging implementation, there was a significant reduction in perceptions that ‘some cigarette brands are more harmful than others’. There was no overall change in perceptions of prestige. However, there was a significant interaction for
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Dec 30, 2015 17:27


Bloomberg...organization is focused on helping vulnerable countries fight back through the litigation fund it has launched with the Gates Foundation and [CTFK].... to assist governments in low- and middle-income countries by defending their tobacco contro
added Dec 29, 2015 22:02
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