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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Big tobacco should be excluded from the TPPA

The TPPA gives giant tobacco corporations and their ethically-challenged supporting offices unprecedented entry into our country's public health policies. New Zealand has dragged its feet implementing plain packaging laws for tobacco. Australia took 19
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 24, 2015 18:18
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38
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[New Zealand] Carrick Graham: Without Apologies

MP Katherine Rich. Dirty Politics claimed a series of emails showed numerous attacks on public health scientists initiated by Rich as CEO of the Food and Grocery Council, the trade body for tobacco...These hits were...turned into toxic words by Graham and
Metro Magazine (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:26
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Minister continues to mislead on TPPA and tobacco

Dr Gay Keating of Doctors for Healthy Trade..."the TPPA would let companies sue us if we followed World Health Organization advice and brought in stricter controls on tobacco. The TPPA would make it too expensive and too risky to bring in those law change
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Minister 'continues to mislead to TPPA'

"Trade Minister Groser continues to mislead on the way that the TransPacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) would affect health" said Dr Gay Keating of Doctors for Healthy Trade.... he needs to answer our well founded concerns about the cost of medicines an
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 04:12
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] ‘TPPA NO WAY’

About 40 people rallied to express their concern and outrage.... “It has cost Australia $50 million so far to defend its cigarette plain packaging legislation. “That could be us if our Government signs this agreement.
Grisbone Herald (nz)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:00
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[Australia, New Zealand] Stalled TPP a chance to take stock

“The implications of investor state litigation against New Zealand will be far-reaching, unpredictable, unaffordable and inconsistent with public health objectives. The cost of such lawsuits and any awards against New Zealand would be funded by the New Ze
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 7, 2015 05:05
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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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