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[Australia] Warnie's squeeze posts smoking photo

AUSSIE model Emily Scott must think she has mastered a cool new look - cigarette chic. SCOTT, who goes out with former Australian Test cricketer Shane Warne, posted a photo to Instagram on Monday of herself puffing on a cigarette.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:36
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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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[USA] EDITORIAL: Australia shows the impact of stronger cigarette warnings

protecting commercial speech should not mean inhibiting consumers from understanding the true effects of smoking. The tobacco companies should stop their international campaign against measures that protect public health, and the FDA should take critical
The Washington Post
added Jul 21, 2014 22:47
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: It is wrong to suggest plain packaging has worked

As a director of the second largest tobacco company in the UK, I am concerned by some of the misleading statements by tobacco control lobbyists reported in your article “Australia smoking rates tumble after plain-packaging shift”
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 22:41
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[Australia] Tobacco key facts and figures

Key facts and figures on tobacco sales, consumption and prevalence Each year, smoking kills an estimated 15,000 Australians1 and costs Australia $31.5 billion2 in social (including health) and economic costs.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care (au)
added Jul 19, 2014 12:11
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[Australia, UK] SNOWDON: Dogs bark, cows moo, ASH lies

Use whatever term you want - "spinning", "bending the facts", "twisting the truth" - but ASH are doing what they have been doing for years. They are - quite simply - lying, and they are using the crudest of tricks to do so.
Velvet Glove, Iron Fist (Christopher Snowdon blog) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2014 12:08
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[Australia] Heavy smokers take a breather ($$)

AUSTRALIAN smokers say they are consuming fewer cigarettes than they did three years ago, as public health measures, plain packaging and tax rises prompt people to avoid or address the deadly habit.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:03
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[Australia] FREEMAN: Plain packs help deter young smokers as uptake drops to new low

In an effort to downplay the importance of Australia’s world-class tobacco control program in achieving this success, Imperial Tobacco has painted these figures as merely being part of an existing downward trend. But the numbers do not lie; this is the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:55
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Australian teens leading charge in eschewing drinking and smoking

Young people are waiting until nearly 16 to try their first cigarette and delaying first drink by nearly a year compared with 1998 figures, study shows
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 17, 2014 08:11
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Australia smoking rates tumble after plain-packaging shift

fell at their fastest pace in more than two decades following the introduction of the world's first law forcing cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging, according to the most comprehensive survey undertaken since the new rules came into force.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 22:02
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