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[Australia] Trans-Pacific Partnership piles up challenges for democracy

. In this Free Trade Scorecard series, we review Australian trade policy over the years ... Public health advocates lobbied for a TPP exemption for tobacco products to enable more regulation, which the tobacco industry fiercely opposes. The Malaysian gove
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:30

[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29

[Australia] Disadvantaged youth and smoking in mature tobacco control contexts: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research

Surprisingly few qualitative studies focused exclusively on smoking and disadvantaged young people were found. Future qualitative studies on the intersection between specific psychosocial characteristics associated with disadvantage and increased smoking
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2014 09:42

[USA] Australians may pay more for medicines under trade deal

according to secret trade negotiations released by WikiLeaks...The draft also shows Australian negotiators have made little effort to protect anti-smoking health measures including graphic health warnings and the plain packaging of tobacco products. Rea
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 16, 2014 15:17

Out of Sight and Out of Mind? Evaluating the Impact of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Bans on Smoking-Related Beliefs and Behaviors in a Sample of Australian Adolescents and Young Adults

These results suggest that removing tobacco displays from retail environments can positively contribute to the denormalization of smoking among youth.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:58

[Australia] Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs: How Long Before the Effects on Adolescents Wear Out?

When novel, GHWL on cigarette packs increase cognitive processing among adolescents. However, this effect diminishes after 5 years, suggesting more regular message refreshment is needed. Australia’s adoption of plain packaging is intended to undermine pos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:57

[Australia] The Use of Smoking Cessation and Quit Support Services by Socioeconomic Status Over 10 Years of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey

evidence suggests that low-SES smokers use quit services and support options equally to high-SES smokers, and thus access does not drive the SES differential in smoking. However, the findings are positive, suggesting that increasing the uptake of prescrip
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:50

[Australia] The Difference Between Rigor and Specificity in Examining Methodologies for Analyzing Survey Data—Response to Commentary

In the current issue, we present evidence from four waves of Australian data over a decade, that indicate low-socioeconomic status (SES) smokers are accessing quit services and support options at a rate similar to higher SES smokers. Responding to this
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:49
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[Australia] Rigorous Methodoloy Is Needed to Analyze and Interpret Observational Data on the Use and Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Aids

A simple analysis of the association between socioeconomic status and use of smoking cessation aids is confounded because socioeconomic status is associated with dependence,2 and smokers who are more dependent are more likely to use pharmacotherapy to tr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:48
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[Australia] GLEESON: Coalition's policy bodes ill for health in free trade negotiations

Significant areas of health policy – including access to affordable medicines and the regulation of health-damaging products such as tobacco, alcohol and processed foods – may be undermined when these issues are weighed on the same scales with market acc
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:31
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