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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reply to speech by Senator John Madigan (PDF)

On the evening of June 17, 2014 Senator John Madigan spoke at length in the Senate, in a speech entirely focused on me. ... On April 15, 2014 I commenced legal action for defamation against Senator Madigan, following public remarks he made about me on th
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:35
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CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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[Australia, UK] Experts debate smoking ban in outdoor public spaces

Writing in the British Medical Journal, former Labour Health Minister Lord Darzi and others argue it would encourage people to make healthier lifestyle choices...Prof Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney called the idea "paternalistic".
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2015 08:48
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[Australia] Is a smoking ban in UK parks and outdoor spaces a good idea?

Ara Darzi and Oliver P Keown want a ban to help smokers quit and to protect children from seeing people lighting up. But, argues Simon Chapman, there is no scientific justification for such a draconian attack on basic freedoms
British Medical Journal
added Feb 26, 2015 08:44
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[Australia] Tobacco industry 'should be sued by government' over smokers' health costs

The Australian government should sue the tobacco industry after landmark research found Australian smokers have a three times greater chance of dying today than a lifelong non-smoker, the president of the Australian Council on Smoking and Health says.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:45
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The numbers are in: As many as two in three smokers will die from their habit, Australian study concludes

A large-scale population study of 200,000 people puts tobacco death toll as high as two in every three smokers, scientists report. The research is the first evidence from a broad cross-section of the population to show the smoking-related death toll is a
ScienceDaily
added Feb 24, 2015 13:33
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Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In Australia, up to two-thirds of deaths in current smokers can be attributed to smoking. Cessation reduces mortality compared with continuing to smoke, with cessation earlier in life resulting in greater reductions.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:32
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[Australia] Dangers Of Smoking Include Death Two-Thirds Of The Time

Australian researchers recently published a study that found up to two-thirds of all deaths among smokers can be directly linked to the habit. For many people, quitting smoking isn’t just a matter of awareness. Smokers know that cigarettes damage their h
Medical Daily
added Feb 24, 2015 13:30
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DATA FROM AUSTRALIAN STATES REVEALED

Annual surveys in States representing 95% of the Australian population show no decrease in smoking prevalence after the introduction of plain packaging. Surveys from five major States1 collecting annual data on smoking prevalence for 2010, 2011, 2012, a
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:57
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[Australia, Uruguay] TAKING COMEDIC LICENSE WITH A SELECTION OF THE FACTS

For a balanced view and facts on the many topics raised by the program, including PMI’s marketing practices and approach to regulation, please take the time to read the following information: Find out about our “Be Marlboro” campaign, which is aimed at
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56
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