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Plain packaging vindicated as court burns Philip Morris

Plain packaging vindicated as court burns Philip Morris

The ruling could pave the way for countries to follow Australia's example, writes Mandarin journalist David Donaldson.

Principles, not parties, will determine Senate outcomes

Principles, not parties, will determine Senate outcomes

Crikey readers have their say on cigarette plain packaging, religion in schools and the new Senate.

Smoking out the truth in the <em>Oz</em>‘s plain packaging war

Smoking out the truth in the Oz‘s plain packaging war

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.

Media briefs: a certain scribe who smokes … bet on Jesus … Fairfax shares …

Media briefs: a certain scribe who smokes … bet on Jesus … Fairfax shares …

Up in the air, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... Jesus? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

When in Rome, refrain from selling off state assets

When in Rome, refrain from selling off state assets

Crikey readers have their say on asset sales, Malcolm Turnbull and tobacco plain packaging

Crikey Clarifier: will Indonesia sink Australian plain packaging laws?

Crikey Clarifier: will Indonesia sink Australian plain packaging laws?

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.

Anti-cigarette measures up in smoke

Anti-cigarette measures up in smoke

Crikey readers talk cigarettes, alcohol, conscription and whether climate change or tectonic activity is to blame for the Solomon Islands' plight.

Australians still smoke 21 billion cigarettes a year. Why?

Australians still smoke 21 billion cigarettes a year. Why?

A report has found the government's campaign against the cigarette may have stalled. Smoking rates have levelled off after years of falling. Will the new, ugly plain packs have an effect?

Bringing up princeling

Bringing up princeling

Crikey readers talk plain packaging for cigarettes, Rudd's PNG asylum seeker plan and our future king George.

Up in smoke

Up in smoke

Crikey readers have their s