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[Australia] QV Melbourne to become smoke free

Popular shopping precinct QV Melbourne will be come the largest area to date that the council has identified as a possible smoke-free zone, with consultation on the proposal to start on Thursday.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 21, 2015 21:08

[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12

[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

companies have introduced evocative variant names that could re-create the aspirational connotations plain packaging aims to remove...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 05:59

An Australian expert says the flavours of e-cigarettes are attractive to young vapers

The variety of available flavours — some online sellers offer more than 50 — is alluring to young people, according to an article in the Australian Medical Journal. Simon Chapman...writes that the tobacco industry knows how essential new young smokers
Business Insider
added May 19, 2015 01:00

[Australia] Tobacco industry threatens to launch super-cheap ciggies as officials want more power to seize illicit tobacco

The tobacco industry has threatened to launch super-cheap cigarettes costing just $9 a pack in response to a growing black market in cheap, illegal tobacco, which health officials claim they are powerless to seize. The NSW Cancer Council has slammed the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 19, 2015 00:56

[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK, USA] Pacific trade deal could be two weeks away if US fast-track measure passes

investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions would allow for more litigation against domestic law by multinationals, similar to that undertaken by tobacco companies against the Australian government over claims their copyright was breached by plain
The Guardian (uk)
added May 18, 2015 11:42

[Australia] CHAPMAN: The future of electronic cigarette growth depends on youth uptake (PDF)

Simon Chapman discusses the phenomenon of “e-cigarettes” and the potential risks associated with their use / Pied Pipers in the vaping and tobacco industries have attempted to argue that concern about EC uptake in youth who would have never used any nico
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 18, 2015 10:29

[Australia] SHEEHAN: Smoking taxes make cigarette smuggling an increasingly attractive option

the massive price mark-ups, the de facto criminalising of tobacco growing, and the state-imposed disease porn, is a classic example of a rampant nanny state passive aggression, where imposition is justified as For Your Own Good, for a product which is leg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15

[Australia] Tobacco industry misrepresenting illegal market to stop excise increase, expert says

But Dr Becky Freeman from the University of Sydney said government surveys showed illegal tobacco use fell between 2007 and 2013, and has accused the tobacco industry of distorting figures. "It's clear that the use of illicit tobacco has actually decrea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:12

[Australia] Health experts slam big tobacco threat to launch ultra-cheap roll-your-own cigarettes as desperate bid to addict new users, including teens

Tobacco industry is planning to sell cigarettes at $9 a pack / The move will combat growing market for illegal unbranded loose tobacco Tobacco can be rolled using cigarette-making machine by home smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2015 10:10
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