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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Australia] FULL TRANSCRIPT: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

the industry says that yours is a failed experiment and that smoking rates were already on a downward trend. How do you respond to that? NICOLA ROXON: Well, smoking rates are on a downward trend because there has been repeated public health interventions
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:57
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[Canada] Invitation - Press conference - The Honourable Nicola Roxon talks about the "Australian Experience" with tobacco plain packaging

Australia's former Health minister and attorney General will share her insights and experience as regards the successful implementation of the world's first tobacco plain packaging law, including tobacco industry tactics aimed at undermining its adoption
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51
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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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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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