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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Australia and Oceania] World Health Organisation says Pacific considering cigarette plain packaging

says a number of countries across the Pacific are considering following in Australia's footsteps and introducing plain packaging of cigarettes. The WHO is set to join governments across the region in a major drive to make the Pacific tobacco free within
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:22

Academics and The Australian go up in smoke

Prominent Australian professors have been caught out making false statements in the tobacco wars started by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Alan Austin reports.
Independent Australia (au)
added Jun 23, 2014 23:17

[Australia] Treasury figures confirm decline in tobacco sales

The federal Treasury has entered the debate over cigarette sales, publishing previously secret information that shows sales falling since the introduction of graphic health warnings and plain packaging.
The Age (au)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:18

[Australia] MOODIE: Profits, death and disease: big tobacco’s business model

if the Government was wrong about plain packaging then so too was the industry which fought it. If smoking has increased the industry should be happy, hiding the data on the failure of plain packaging. So the essence of my question on plain packaging is
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:40

[Australia] Calls for floor price on cigarettes

AN independent senator is pushing for a minimum floor price on cigarettes to counter a tobacco giant's "cynical" move to sell discounted packets. British American Tobacco Australia has launched what it claims is the cheapest legal packet of cigarettes on
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:25

EVERSHED: Datablog / Is smoking increasing in Australia?

So in their own article they have pointed out that the actual rate of smoking is continuing to decline. That is, the number of people smoking has decreased ...but smokers may be buying slightly more tobacco. These figures are at odds with the latest inf
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 6, 2014 09:42

[Australia] Butts out: smoking banned on University of NSW campuses

Imitators of the French existential philosopher Albert Camus - rarely seen without a Gauloises cigarette dangling from his lip - could face a $550 fine for lighting up. Young admirers of Treasurer Joe Hockey's recently exposed habit will have to ruminat
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 30, 2014 04:31

[Australia] Be healthier, wealthier by quitting cigarettes

Mr Anderson uses a phone application, My Quit Buddy, to help keep track of how long it has been since his last cigarette, the money he has saved and the amount of tar that hasn't entered his body since he gave up. Mr Anderson has saved $1380 and avoided
The Advocate (au)
added May 26, 2014 11:15

[Australia, New Zealand] Hypocrisy in nation’s leadership on tobacco control

Mana Party Leader and MP Hone Harawira is looking forward to meeting with Australian Tobacco Control experts Jonathan Liberman and Kylie Lindorff tomorrow before they give their oral submission on the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain packaging) Amend
MANA | Movement of the People (nz)
added May 13, 2014 16:26

KPMG report on illicit trade in Australia (April 2014) (PDF)

Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 5, 2014 08:16
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