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[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03
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Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014

Conclusions Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 19:17
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[Australia] McKEE/DAUBE/CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes should be regulated

This twin-track approach offers a means for evaluating and maximising any potential benefits while minimising risks of harm. In the meantime, Australian governments and health authorities should not be distracted from existing approaches to reducing smok
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 16, 2016 00:22
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[Australia] Richard Glover: Remembrance of smokes past

So, now I think about it, I might resist that final cigarette. The authorities are on the hunt; the last desperados are being driven into the hills. There were pleasures, but all far outweighed by the pain. Roll on the election: the war against cigarett
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:14
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Australia hails plain packaging on tobacco

When Australia introduced plain packaging for tobacco products in December 2012, the industry funded an advertising campaign warning that smuggling would shoot up, retailers would go broke and the government would have to pay out millions in damages.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 4, 2016 14:38
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[Australia] Tobacco Company Approaching Aussie Doctors To Introduce E-Cigarettes

The Australian Medical Association has slammed new research claiming eight in 10 medical health practitioners support the use of e-cigarettes. The research, released on Thursday, was conducted on behalf of Nicoventures, a start-up company owned by Briti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Ten myths about smoking that will not die

1. Women and girls smoke more than men and boys / 2. Quit campaigns don’t work on low socioeconomic smokers / 3. Scare campaigns ‘don’t work’ / 4. Roll-your-own tobacco is more ‘natural’ than factory made / 5. Nearly all people with schizophrenia sm
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 10, 2016 16:22
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers With Depression Have A Higher Motivation To Quit, But More Likely To Relapse

Smokers with depression may be struggling with a Catch-22 — the first option, smoking, harms their health, but when they try and quit, they're more likely to fail, and are more depressed afterward. New research published Thursday in the scientific journa
Medical Daily
added Feb 18, 2016 23:11
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[Australia, India, Uae: Dubai] Multimillion-dollar fake cigarette trafficker did it for love

A man who admitted he trafficked knock-off cigarettes with a retail value of about $US5.5 million ($7.8 million) to the US via India and Dubai...he had been unduly influenced by his love for and subservience to his father, who sent him to the US to unwitt
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Asia, India] Australia's Plain Packaging Laws Pass ISDS Round Two

The grim fact remains that Australia is a signatory party to more than two dozen agreements with ISDS obligations that grant foreign investors the right to challenge tobacco plain packaging and other initiatives to protect public health. Australia is al
EconomyWatch.com (sg)
added Jan 15, 2016 23:47
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