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[Australia] 'Good riddance' to Philip Morris: Expert

Simon Chapman compared the tobacco industry with past and previously legal trades. "What we are seeing here is the 21st century's equivalent of what happened to the perfectly legal slave, opium and child labour trades in the 19th century," Prof Chapman t
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:30
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[Australia] Tobacco industry claims on impact of plain packaging go up in smoke

Mike Daube, a professor of health policy at Curtin University, said tobacco companies were "tripping over their own misinformation". ... A Customs and Border Protection Service spokeswoman said plain packaging simply did not appear to have an effect on
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:37
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Beyond statistics: the hidden face of smoking-related cancer

Many smokers say things like “oh well, I’m going to die anyway” ... Once resuscitated, little did I know I had years and years of pain, ongoing treatments and loss of normal function ahead of me! It’s devastating! My lower face and mouth has been cut and
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 29, 2014 03:50
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[Australia] ATTARD: Attacking Kevin Rudd's son for smoking is cheap political scoring

Publishing a private Facebook photo of the prime minister's son and linking it to a policy the newspaper presumably feels is unfair to its readership seems unfair and invasive. What exactly did News Corp learn from Leveson?
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:00
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[Australia] PM's son Marcus Rudd smokes cigar in Facebook photo

HIS dad has just slugged smokers with a $5.3 billion tax hike but it has emerged Marcus Rudd enjoys a cigar. The 20-year-old, who is a digital campaigner for his Prime Minister father Kevin Rudd, has been caught out online himself.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:57
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[Australia] Tobacco Reporter June 13

NO PRETTY PICTURE Six months of plain packaging
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 12, 2013 16:34
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Ukraine Files WTO Complaint over Australian Tobacco Law

Ukraine, which is looking for opportunites to expand its tobacco exports, has asked the World Trade Organization to cancel new cigarette pack design rules imposed by Australia, Kommersant Ukraine reported on Thursday.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Mar 15, 2013 14:12
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[Australia] Smokers left gagging by not-so-plain cigarette packets

A packet of Winfield Blues is no longer the colour its name would suggest - instead a sickly looking olive green sets the ailing backdrop for photos of health-plagued smokers in various states of decay.
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:34
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The Illegal tobacco business is booming across Australia

ILLEGAL tobacco is booming across Australia with a 30 per cent increase in black market trade in the past two years costing taxpayers more than $1.35 billion, a new report has found. Illicit tobacco continues to fund international crime syndicates with
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 4, 2015 18:59
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[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58
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