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[Australia] E-cigarettes to face the same bans as tobacco under new anti-smoking laws set to be introduced in Victorian parliament

The Victorian Government has announced that vaping will be outlawed in smoke-free areas and the current bans on the sale, use and promotion of tobacco products will also apply to e-cigarettes. Smoking e-cigarettes in schools or cars carrying children w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2016 18:18
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[Australia, UK] As cigarette packs all become the same, leading doctor reveals why standard packaging DOES save lives

Dr Nick Hopkinson of the British Lung Foundation says evidence from Australia - where plain packaging has been introduced- shows it works / Says it lowers smoking rates - and vulnerable teenagers benefit the most
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:53
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[Australia, Hong Kong] AWARD ON JURISDICTION AND ADMISSIBILITY (PDF) (198pp)

the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
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[Hong Kong] Court blasts Philip Morris over bid to sue Australia

The International Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has confirmed it’s rejected a bid...In a ruling dating from 17 December 2015, the court classified the attempt by Philip Morris to appeal the ban on company packaging in Australia as “an abuse of righ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[Australia] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) c. Le Commonwealth d’Australie (PDF)

The initiation of this arbitration deriving their year abuse of rights...As It Was the carried out for the main, if not sole, purpose of Gaining Treaty protection. Accordingly, the claims raised in this arbitration are unacceptable and the Tribunal is pre
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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PCA Press Release: Philip Morris Asia Limited v. The Commonwealth of Australia

Please see the attached press release by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the arbitration commenced by Philip Morris Asia Limited against The Commonwealth of Australia, concerning the publication of the Tribunal’s Award on Jurisdiction and Adm
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:34
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[Australia, UK] MAYNARD: Plain cigarette packaging has arrived, but will it reduce smoking?

Together, these strategies are expected to reduce the prevalence of smoking, and ultimately reduce the burden of disease caused by tobacco. It may not be a silver bullet, but it may be one more nail in the coffin.
The Guardian (uk)
added May 20, 2016 15:15
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Our Laws Against E-Cigarettes Need To Go Up In Smoke

The appeal of e-cigarettes to younger smokers is especially pleasing as they have the most to gain from quitting.... Users also need to be educated on the correct use and care of e-cigarette devices and solutions. Research suggests that the best outcomes
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 20, 2016 14:12
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[Australia] Marrin Weejali aims to cut smoking rates in western Sydney

SMOKING rates in western Sydney have more than halved since 2002, falling from 24.1 to 10.2 per cent in 2015 – the third lowest in NSW. However, smoking continues to be a major problem among Indigenous communities in the region.
St Marys/Mt Druitt (NSW) Star (au)
added May 19, 2016 23:28
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Big Tobacco abuses investor-state dispute settlement: law expert

Big Tobacco is like Monty Python’s Black Knight, says QUT Intellectual Property and Innovation Matthew Rimmer after Philip Morris Asia was defeated in its attempt to sue the Australian Government over plain packaging of cigarettes. Professor Rimmer, fro
HealthCanal.com
added May 19, 2016 22:20
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