Honi Soit writing competiton. Entries close July 29
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Tobacco industry’s challenge deemed only hot air

  Nick Findlater reports on the recent High Court decision the Government applauded but detractors say means little Last Wednesday August 15, a majority of the High Court rejected a challenge to the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act. The challenge had been led by Japan Tobacco, with British American Tobacco and Philip Morris (among others) joining…

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Campus Smoking Ban

On December 5 last year, the governing body of the university, the Senate, passed the Smoke-Free Environment Policy. Since January 30 this year, the new policy bans smoking on all campuses of the University of Sydney. The policy recognises the adverse effects of smoking and passive smoking, and supports the idea of the University becoming a…

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USyd to quit smoking?

The University of Sydney is discussing a proposal to turn the entire campus into a smoking-free zone. Rumours to this extent have been circulating for quite some time, but Honi Soit can now confirm that the USYD senate is seriously considering a blanket ban on smoking within campus which is “very likely to go ahead”…