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[Australia, UK] LETTER: CHAPMAN: Still in denial over tobacco packaging

Japan Tobacco International’s Daniel Torras is wrong in claiming that Australia’s recent dramatic fall in smoking prevalence was “consistent with pre-existing trends” ... Like Monty Python’s Black Knight talking about “just a flesh wound” after losing all
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:58

Reducing the appeal of smoking – first experiences with Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law

The tobacco industry has taken high profile, aggressive measures against the Australian legislation, but these have not been a deterrent. In August 2012, Australia’s High Court dismissed constitutional challenges brought by tobacco companies, awarding co
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 13, 2014 16:29

[Australia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreements - Don’t trade away health

Philip Morris tobacco company is already using ISDS to challenge Australia’s plain packaging legislation for tobacco, which was implemented in order to protect public health. Negotiations around government procurement in the TPP restrict the ability of g
Communist Party of Australia (CPA) (au)
added Feb 25, 2014 23:42

[Australia] Has plain tobacco packaging failed to stop people smoking? - Fact Check

The verdict: The data commissioned by Philip Morris is not clear, it is inconclusive. And there is contrary evidence emerging to suggest plain packaging has had an impact. A brief history of plain packaging
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:50

[Australia, New Zealand] Plain Packaging for the Pacific Rim: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Tobacco Control

Part I focuses on the debate over the intellectual property chapter of the TPP … Part II examines the investment chapter of the TPP ... Part III looks at the discussion as to whether there should be specific text on tobacco control in the TPP, and, if so,
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:27

[Australia, Indonesia, UK] Regulators take aim at high-margin tobacco products

Increasingly, however, regulators are going after the high-margin, fast-growing premium products that have spurred profit growth among big tobacco companies and made the industry’s already fat margins even larger. This is a global trend. The European Pa
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 14, 2013 14:57

[Australia, UK] Illegal tobacco consumption increases, survey funded by cigarette firms says

NSW Cancer Council spokesman calls research 'latest in a long line' of reports aimed at undermining good public health policy
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:57

[Australia] Smokers Are Addicted To The Branding Of Their Cigarettes

One of the authors of the study, Melanie Wakefield, who is also director of the Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer in Victoria, suggested in a 2007 paper that cigarette branding alone created a set of self-fulfilled expectations, or "halo" effect.
Fast Company
added Jul 24, 2013 18:15

[Australia] Plain Packaging: An Assault on Big Tobacco Branding

Big Tobacco has strong enough moats to survive high taxes, punishing lawsuits, and an aging and declining customer base intact. But plain packaging threatens the industry at its very core, and this is something underappreciated by investors in the secto
added Jul 17, 2013 15:47

Product retrieval time in small tobacco retail outlets before and after the Australian plain packaging policy: real-world study

Retailers quickly gained experience with the new plain packaging legislation, evidenced by retrieval time having returned to the baseline range by the second week of implementation and remaining so several months later. The long retrieval times predicted
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2013 07:35
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