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[Australia, Hong Kong] Sovereignty Question Lingers After Philip Morris Arbitration ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's rejection of a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's plain-packaging legislation for cigarettes does little to address the controversial issue of how much influence foreign investors may have on a state's legislati
added Jun 1, 2016 21:08

[Australia] Aussie scientist discovers genius use for cigarette butts

Dr Abbas Mohajerani from Melbourne’s RMIT University has developed a world-first method to turn millions of tonnes of cigarette butt waste into bricks. The invention would reduce pollution and, according to Dr Mohajerani’s studies, make better bricks.
ninemsn (au)
added May 30, 2016 15:06

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Plain packaging for cigarettes a success in Australia

the way forward in tobacco control in Malaysia is to implement plain packaging as a way to render tobacco products packaging unglamorous, particularly to women and youths. It is obvious that the tobacco industry targets youth in their need to replace dead (my)
added May 30, 2016 14:40

Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014

Conclusions Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 19:17

[Australia] How an Aussie invention could make cigarette butts valuable

Not only does his process get rid of the pollution, it makes better bricks. Dr Abbas Mohajerani from RMIT University hopes his discovery means one day cigarette butts will become valuable, and brick manufacturers will pay to have them collected, in the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 27, 2016 19:22

Australia-Hong Kong Investment Ruling Released in Plain Packaging Case

This is not the first time that Australia’s plain packing legislation has faced legal action. For example, the law already faced a constitutional challenge domestically, brought by British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International. The challenge f
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added May 26, 2016 08:38

[UK] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia: Permanent Court of Arbitration Tribunal Publishes Redacted Version of Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility

The inability of the Tribunal to exercise jurisdiction in the Philip Morris case has deprived us of a possible opportunity for clarification of the line between legitimate regulation... It is unfortunate that this case, having provoked so much angst and p
Lexology (uk)
added May 25, 2016 15:01


Australia needs to reconsider the ways it manages reducing smoking rates, including allowing some e-cigarettes to be sold legally, says an expert on substance abuse – but another expert has highlighted some significant barriers. Professor Wayne Hall, in
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added May 25, 2016 03:13

[Australia] Victoria to treat e-cigarettes the same as tobacco products

Under-18s will be banned from buying the electronic smoking devices as part of new legislation to be introduced into parliament next week
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 23, 2016 20:47

[Australia] Victoria to treat e-cigarettes the same as tobacco products

Under-18s will be banned from buying e-cigarettes as part of new Victorian legislation that will treat the electronic smoking devices the same as tobacco products. All existing bans on the sale, use and promotion of tobacco products will also apply to e
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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