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Comments on the Philip Morris-funded London Economics report “An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia, Final”, November 2013 (PDF)

given the likely mode of effect of this policy, it is likely to be many years before an impact on the decline in prevalence can be accurately assessed. While statistics can be misused for political purposes, the laws of mathematics can be changed for no
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 28, 2013 00:30
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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[Australia] Smoke-free bid for Royal Adelaide Show

MOST of Wayville Showgrounds is likely to be smoke free at next month's Royal Adelaide Show. Under an application lodged with Health SA, smoking would be banned in pavilions, grandstands, eating areas, boulevards, atriums, sideshow alley - anywhere that
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 14, 2012 07:34
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[Australia] ABC Online Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Asia, Australia, China] PESEK: Tobacco a drag on world growth

Asian nations should protect their economies and follow Australia's example, William Pesek writes
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 14:52
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[Australia] Star casino smoking ban push still smouldering

Supporters of a push to ban smoking at Sydney's Star casino believe their campaign could be successful, despite the move being opposed by the New South Wales Government.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:13
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[Australia] Most want outdoor smokes ban

Most smokers support a ban in hospital grounds and at outdoor areas where children are present, Cancer Council Victoria research shows.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 20:58
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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[Australia] 'Fishing bum' cigarette box wraps foil plain packaging laws

Box Wrap, a sticker manufacturing company, created the workaround for smokers who dislike the mandatory olive green packaging and gruesome health warnings, which came into effect on cigarette packs on 1 December. “People feel they have had their choice
Marketing magazine (au)
added Dec 11, 2012 20:22
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[Australia] Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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