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Monthly Archives: May 2012

05.17.12

Webcast Link: Honorable Nicola Roxon, “Why Are Plain Packs Making Big Tobacco So Angry? Australia’s World Leading Work to Combat Smoking.”

By O’Neill Institute

The Honorable Nicola Roxon, Attorney-General of Australia will be speaking today at Georgetown Law on plain packaging of tobacco products. The presentation is titled “Why Are Plain Packs Making Big Tobacco So Angry? Australia’s World Leading Work to Combat Smoking.” For those who cannot make it to the event, we will also be providing a […]

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05.10.12

U.S. Congressional Briefing “Cholera and the Human Right to Health in Post-Earthquake Haiti”

By Ana S. Ayala

In October of 2010, less than ten months after being hit by a devastating earthquake, Haiti experienced a cholera epidemic that quickly spread throughout the small nation. The waterborne disease has now killed at least 7,050 Haitians and sickened over 531,000 others. Meanwhile, nearly half a million earthquake victims remain without adequate housing, and Haitians […]

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05.09.12

Australian Attorney-General to Present "Why Are Plain Packs Making Big Tobacco So Angry? Australia’s World Leading Work to Combat Smoking"

By O’Neill Institute

The Honorable Nicola Roxon, Attorney-General of Australia to present, “Why Are Plain Packs Making Big Tobacco So Angry? Australia’s World Leading Work to Combat Smoking” on Thursday, May 17, 2012, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington DC (Hotung Building Room 2000).  The Issue in Brief: From December 2012, […]

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