July 12, 2016 6
The ruling could pave the way for countries to follow Australia's example, writes Mandarin journalist David Donaldson.
June 23, 2014 13
You can cherry-pick the data to prove the case either way, but it seems The Australian's war on plain packaging is self-defeating in the face of evidence.
June 20, 2014 42
When public health expert Professor Mike Daube wrote to the Oz about their 'exclusive' plain packaging yarn, they refused to publish his letter in full. Here's what it said.
June 19, 2014 1
The Australian is now taking the ABC to the Australian Communications and Media Authority over its plain packaging story. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
June 6, 2014 24
Christian Kerr has insisted that plain packaging is not curbing Australians' cigarette habit in this morning's Australian. Where do the numbers come from? It's there that things get interesting ...
April 1, 2014 8
Indonesia has become the third country to challenge Australia's plain packaging laws for cigarettes. Freelancer writer Sally Whyte talks to experts about the case -- and who is likely to win.
January 9, 2014 3
The European Union and United States were on the verge of a landmark free-trade agreement, but an Australian court case has thrown a huge spanner in the works. ABC journalist James Panichi, on leave in Brussels, reports at Inside Story.
July 24, 2013
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May 9, 2013 4
What happened to David Cameron's pledge to use plain packaging to discourage smoking? Australian political operative Lynton Crosby happened, apparently.
February 11, 2013
Australia’s plain packaging cigarettes initiative has played an essential role in revitalising global action on tobacco. It's one of several reasons why Nicola Roxon's public health legacy deserves to recognition, writes Mike Daube.