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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Trans Pacific Partnership will push medicine prices up, review finds

"A systematic review of evidence from 1990 to 2011 found that co-payments decrease prescription use, can impact patient medicine use compliance, and can adversely impact disadvantaged populations." The report finds that proposed investor-state dispute s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:28
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[USA] JOHNSON: The Senate Blockbuster Showdown on Trade the Media Missed

Eight senators on Thursday let the country know there is going to be a fight over fast-track trade authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership... In the case of big tobacco they use ISDS to challenge public health efforts around the globe.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:25
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[New Zealand] Anti-smoking group urges NZ to adopt plain tobacco packaging

But Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) spokeswoman Stephanie Erick said New Zealand was falling behind on plain packaging. "We must not allow the tobacco industry to slow the momentum that has been set," she said.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:44
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[Australia] TPP "should be building block" to deal with China

opponents of free trade have beaten negotiators, arguing that it threatens countries’ sovereignty. Australia, for example, was sued by Philip Morris … “The way out is to make sure there are exclusions and opt-out clauses that allow a country to say: ‘it’
GTR (Global Trade Review) (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 09:45
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WHO: Treaty Making Inroads in Global Tobacco Epidemic

But as it observes the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the U.N. agency warns the fight to prevent millions of tobacco-related premature deaths is far from over.
VOANews.com (Voice of America)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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Nurses Unite to Stop TPP Fast Track

TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux speaks with National Nurses United nurses who met with Congressional lawmakers about ... health risks the TPP poses / BURGER: And we already know that under NAFTA... sued successfully the Australian government over their plain p
The Real News Network (IWT-TV)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:20
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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23
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The FCTC turns 10 on 27 Feb 2015

Besides celebrating this anniversary with the 180 Parties to the treaty, it’s also a time to recommit to fighting the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. FCA will be at the World Health Organiz
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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