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[Australia, Bhutan] 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And Labels

of all the efforts — from Orwellian-style bans to smoke-free cars — only a handful seem to have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them... So Big Brother can make a difference, just not necessarily with the long arm of the law
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:37
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[Australia, UK] SNOWDON: All the plain packaging lobby really wants is to hear tobacco companies squeal

Has the anti-smoking lobby’s war with the tobacco industry reached such hateful depths that it would prefer to see the cigarette market in the hands of organised criminals than have "Big Tobacco" make money and pay taxes? It seems it has.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:07
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[Australia, UK] The cigarettes that worry tobacco firms

Tobacco companies are warning of an increase in smuggling...This is what happened when Australia shifted ... and the biggest rise was found in sales of brands known as "illicit whites"... "typically not sold legally anywhere and are often made exclusivel
BBC Online
added Jan 26, 2015 18:00
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Australia’s drab packets discourage new smokers

daily smoking rates fell at their fastest pace for two decades between 2010 and December 1, 2013, when one in eight Australians said they lit up at least once a day. The survey found young people were delaying taking up the habit, with the average age ris
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:59
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[Australia] VIDEO: Prof Simon Chapman on UK gvt announcement that it will introduce plain tobacco packs

You Tube
added Jan 26, 2015 17:47
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[Australia, UK, USA] Vote expected in U.K. on plain packaging for cigarettes

However, industry analysts and marketing officials said Friday they doubt there will be a spillover effect in the United States despite a similar push by anti-tobacco groups.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:37
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[Australia, UK] Dame Angela Watkinson is The Freedom Association’s ‘Parliamentarian of the Week’

Watkinson gave an excellent speech in the House of Commons opposing plain packaging, emphasising that she is a life-long non-smoker and laying out the reasons why this proposed legislation will not work. Here is part of what she had to say:
The Freedom Association (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:46
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City Spy: Analysts aren't scared to cheer plain cigarette packaging's Australian failure

The line in question comes from the scribblers at Morgan Stanley, assessing the impact of plain packaging rules on Australia’s fag industry. Hurray, the kids are puffing away on death sticks…
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:41
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[Australia, UK] Cigarette packaging move is far from plain and simple

However Plymouth shop owners seem to disagree, and say people will carry on smoking regardless. Martin Stevens, owner of Premier Stores in Marlborough Street, Devonport, said kids will always want what they're not allowed. He said: "It won't make any d
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:40
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[Australia, UK] Packaging law 'changes attitudes'

Health experts in the first country to introduce plain packaging have welcomed the decision to have a Commons vote on enforcing it in the UK but warned of "ferocious" opposition from the tobacco industry.
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 18:28
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