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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Editorial: Hard facts of TPPA covered in political fog

Key says the pact is likely to allow "safeguards" to deal with, say, Big Tobacco bringing a suit against plain packaging of cigarettes. This too is a useless assurance until we see the fine print. It also ignores the wider point: Big Tobacco's suit again
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 31, 2015 15:44
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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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Health, Health Inequality, and Cost Impacts of Annual Increases in Tobacco Tax: Multistate Life Table Modeling in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ongoing tobacco tax increases deliver sizeable health gains and health sector cost savings and are likely to reduce health inequalities. However, if policy makers are to achieve more rapid reductions in the NCD burden and health inequalities, they will al
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:05
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Effects over time of tobacco tax increases in New Zealand

Ongoing tobacco tax increases predicted to improve health, reduce health system costs, and reduce health inequalities, but take years to have their maximum health impacts.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:04
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Press Release: Democrats for Social Credit / Dunne Supports Corporations Suing NZ Taxpayers

Ohariu MP Peter Dunne will be remembered as the man who delivered Corporate Control of New Zealand to big multinational companies. Mr Dunne’s vote against the Fighting Foreign Corporate Control bill in Parliament makes it clear he will also vote for the
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:24
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] ISDS Bill Voted Down

This bill sought to prohibit New Zealand from entering international agreements that include provision for investor-state dispute settlement. The bill’s sponsor Fletcher Tabuteau said he was deeply concerned at the non-trade elements of the potential Tr
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:20
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Would TPP allow a ban on foreign home buyers? Groser speaks

Australia being sued by ‘Big Tobacco’ over plain packaging. Minister, why are we even looking at a deal that includes these things?...They are well-drafted provisions. We’ve got experts advising us, and I’m certain that they will provide policy space for
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Critics of Trans Pacific Partnership are not politically irrelevant

Trade Minister Tim Grosser...claimed our concerns were based on ideology. Well, as doctors, our ideology is that the tobacco industry should have no right to claim payback for loss of profit when a government acts to control its product that kills. Phill
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:33
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[New Zealand] Don't die, dad: The heart-rending moment a little boy tearfully begs his father to stop drinking and smoking so he won't leave him

In a heartbreaking video that is sweeping social media, a weeping little boy is seen begging his father to stop drinking and smoking because he doesn't want him to die. The Facebook post is already making a huge impact - it has received 81,524 views and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2015 14:38
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