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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Australia] Smoke signals: The decline of brand identity predicts reduced smoking behaviour following the introduction of plain packaging [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings provide the first quantitative evidence that brand identities may help maintain smoking behaviour, and suggest the role of social-psychological processes in the effectiveness of public health policy.
Science Direct
added Feb 24, 2017 14:29
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[Australia, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing plain tobacco packaging in May.
New Scientist
added Feb 24, 2017 14:27
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[Australia] Seizure of tobacco at Cessnock Jail illustrates how black market has emerged in prisons following cigarette ban

TOBACCO-addicted maximum security prisoners are paying more than $20 for a single rolled cigarette in a black market trade which has erupted following the state’s prisons going smoke-free. A black market operation was uncovered at Cessnock jail on Monday
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:43
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[Australia] Sleeping on the job, playing on their phones and VERY lengthy cigarette breaks: Criminals serving community service caught slacking off on camera

Footage has emerged of criminals who have escaped jail time playing on their phones, doing push ups and smoking when they are supposed to be doing community work. Many offenders in Australia, some who have committed serious crimes, walk out of court wit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:08
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[Australia] Illegal tobacco imports on the rise; criminals using high heels, fluffy toys to stash cigarettes

Australian Border Force (ABF) officials have seized a record volume of illegal cigarettes and tobacco, including many products hidden inside fluffy toys, machinery, picture frames and platform shoes. For the month of January, 5 million illegal cigarette
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Australia] Who stops selling? A systematic analysis of ex-tobacco retailers [FREE FULL TEXT]

those who stop disproportionately represent retailer types with low sales volume. The results suggest that legislative changes provide a window where retailers could be prompted to exit the market.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[Australia] Patrick Carlyon: At last, the science is in — until it’s out

A lengthy story spoke of “terrible science” in Slate magazine last week. The anti-smoking crusade had “eagerly embraced alarmism”. “Today’s tobacco control movement is guided by ideology as much as it is by science, prone to hyping politically convenien
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:54
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