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[Australia, Europe, Luxembourg] Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown

The world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week start their High Court battle with the Government over plans to sell cigarettes in plain packets, a controversial law that the manufacturers argue deprives them of their property rights.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:40
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[Australia] Social group for smokers who miss meeting up for a chat over coffee and a ciggie

Sue Crowe, 62, from Baulkham Hills, has penned an advertisement in her local paper The Hills Shire Times calling for women over 60 who miss having a cigarette at a cafe to join a social group to “buy a coffee, enjoy a smoke and get to know others”.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Dec 6, 2015 20:57
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[Australia] Illegal plain pack cigarettes found across Sydney (PDF)

On the third anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) today revealed that a well-known illegal cigarette brand called Manchester is now being sold in olive green counterfeit cigarette packs. Previous
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Dec 4, 2015 22:23
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[Australia] Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd

STG claims that the respondent, Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd (Trojan), has infringed registered Australian trade marks of STG Eersel for the word marks “CAFÉ CRÈME”, “HENRI WINTERMANS” and “LA PAZ” under the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) (the Act) in resp
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Dec 4, 2015 22:21
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[Australia] LITTLE: Plain packaging celebrates its third birthday as France green-lights brand-free tobacco packs

it is important that the arguments made by trademark associations (and other interested parties on both sides of the debate) are heard and assessed in a dispassionate manner. Right now, though, it appears difficult for that to happen.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:17
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[Australia] Labor’s plain packaging laws help send tobacco consumption to yet another record low

Labor’s world leading plain packaging laws have helped drive tobacco consumption down to yet another new record low — a stunning vindication of the strategy Labor adopted in government under health ministers Nicola Roxon and Tanya Plibersek.
Labor Herald (Australian Labor Party) (au)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:15
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[Australia] WA Mental Health Minister vows to address smoking ban for involuntary patients

has vowed to resolve a problem that prevents some of the state's most vulnerable patients being able to smoke, admitting it is highly detrimental to their care. The problem at the new mental health unit at the QEII Medical Centre prevents involuntary men
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The slow-burn, devastating impact of tobacco plain packs

In tobacco control, both proximal (discrete, recent and quick-acting) and distal (on-going, slow-burn) effects of policies and campaigns can occur. Price rises (and falls through discounting) can have both immediate and lasting effects, jolting smokers i
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 3, 2015 16:29
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[Australia] Safety info upgraded for anti-smoking drug

The production information (PI) for varenicline, marketed in Australia as Champix, also now includes a warning that consuming alcohol may increase the risk of psychiatric symptoms. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Wednesday issued an adviso
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:23
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CHARTS: Australian tobacco consumption is getting smoked

GDP report, a vast document...Take the chart below, tracking the volume of cigarettes and tobacco consumed... Volumes have also fallen 18.3% since plain packaging legislation came into effect in the December quarter of 2012, something that, along with smo
Business Insider
added Dec 2, 2015 18:47
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