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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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[Australia] VIDEO: Time to terminate that habit? Arnold Schwarzenegger puffs on a cigar as he travels to a real estate conference in Brisbane with girlfriend Heather Milligan

He might be a fitness fanatic but he also has a certain fondness for cigars. And on Tuesday, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't hold back as he casually puffed away in the company of his girlfriend Heather Milligan.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 13:09
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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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Nicola Roxon, Attorney-general, Australia: When trade marks and health collide

Nicola Roxon took on Big Tobacco with a law in Australia that prioritises public health over trade mark rights. IP owners will wait to see which countries -- and which products -- could be next
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:17
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[Australia] Number of smokers drops to new low

New statistics show the number of smokers in Victoria has fallen below 15 per cent for the first time. Quit Victoria has released its latest research from 2011, which shows only one in seven people in the state are smokers.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:09
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Mediational Pathways of the Impact of Cigarette Warning Labels on Quit Attempts (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Jul 11, 2014 07:44
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[Australia] E-cigarette liquids may harm kids

FLAVOURED liquids meant for e-cigarettes may illegally contain nicotine, NSW Health has warned. E-cigarettes are meant to be a healthy replacement for smoking, but 70 per cent of samples tested by NSW Health contained high levels of nicotine.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:45
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[Australia] AMA calls on State Governments to work harder on tobacco control

On World No Tobacco Day, AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, called on the State and Territory Governments to follow the strong leadership of the Federal Government on tobacco control by doing more to stop people smoking.
Virtual Medical Centre (au)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:09
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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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