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Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Monday 2 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Ireland has become the first European Union member state and only the second country in the world, after Australia, to pass a law introducing mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products. Read more

The March Charge ambassador running for his life

The March Charge ambassador running for his life

Monday 2 March | Source: Sunday Telegraph

TV producer Jacob Walker was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, but after running the New York Marathon only seven months after major brain surgery, he is is urging people to sign up for the Cancer Council’s new campaign, The March Charge. Read more

Abbott government to move on country of origin food labelling

Abbott government to move on country of origin food labelling

Friday 27 February | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has committed to 'cost effective' reforms of country of origin food labelling, following the hepatitis A outbreak from frozen berries imported from China. Read more

Charge this March to fight cancer

Charge this March to fight cancer

Thursday 26 February | Source: Prime7

Cancer Council NSW is encouraging people to put on their joggers for The March Charge, following revelations that 40,000 cancer cases could be avoided if people exercised more and cut out junk food. Read more

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