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$50 million legal fees defending cigarette plain packaging

$50 million legal fees defending cigarette plain packaging

Wednesday 29 July | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian government is fighting a cigarette plain packaging case brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris before a tribunal in Singapore, with legal fees hitting $50 million just for the first stage. Read more

Medical cannabis trial to commence in Newcastle

Medical cannabis trial to commence in Newcastle

Tuesday 28 July | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The NSW Government has announced the first details of Australia's first trial of medicinal cannabis, with thirty terminally ill people being cared for by Newcastle's Calvary Mater Hospital taking part. Read more

HPV discovery for oesophageal cancer vaccine

HPV discovery for oesophageal cancer vaccine

Monday 27 July | Source: Sunday Telegraph

Western Sydney researchers have made a significant breakthrough in developing a vaccine for oesophageal cancer, by discovering an even stronger link between the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and a protein called p53. Read more

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