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[Asia-pacific, Australia] MARTIN: Trans-Pacific Partnership: still alive and capable of doing us harm

The clause wouldn't stop Philip Morris or its ilk suing Australia, it would just make it more likely Australia would win. So far Australia has shelled out about $50 million defending its plain-packaging laws, even though it will probably win. Read more:
The Age (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:44
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[Australia, Hawaii] VERRENDER: Why we should welcome TPP talks stalling

Philip Morris took legal action in Australia. It argued the decision was an infringement of its intellectual property and it went all the way to the High Court. It lost on all counts every step of the way. But it has one last chance, courtesy of a trade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:44
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[Australia, Hawaii] VERRENDER: Why we should welcome TPP talks stalling

Philip Morris took legal action in Australia. It argued the decision was an infringement of its intellectual property and it went all the way to the High Court. It lost on all counts every step of the way. But it has one last chance, courtesy of a trade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:44
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[Utah] Op-ed: Time to end smoking rooms at SLC airport

Given those facts, it is stunning to learn that the Salt Lake City Airport Board, its Executive Director Maureen Riley and Mayor Ralph Becker are proceeding with plans to include designated smoking rooms in the Salt Lake City airport renovation. The curre
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 3, 2015 02:29
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[UK] Commentary on Jarvis & Feyerabend (2015): A truly smoke-free upbringing, once rare, is now commonplace [FREE FULL TEXT]

read change under way. Cotinine was detected in saliva of approximately 90% of children in England in the late 1990s; this is true now for fewer than a third. The ashtray is, increasingly, history: a truly smoke-free upbringing, once rare, is now commonpl
Addiction
added Aug 1, 2015 20:25
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[Australia, Hawaii] TIENHAARA/GLEESON: Govt should own up to cost of tobacco litigation

We now know how much just one case (that hasn't even ended) can cost taxpayers. To avoid having to make such expenditures in the future to defend much-needed health and environmental policies, the government needs to reject an ISDS clause applying to Aus
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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[Asia-pacific] HUBER: Chamber of Commerce Threatens Health of Americans

nearly everyone reading this has lost someone to tobacco. And yet, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates work hard to ensure that the way is clear for the tobacco industry to addict new generations...inner workings of the Chamber are so secret
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:18
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[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52
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[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
Aljazeerah
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37
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HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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