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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22

[Australia] BARNSLEY: It’s time to focus on an endgame for tobacco regulation

New initiatives in tobacco control are urgently needed. Plain packaging has been a success, but required steely determination by ministers to ensure continuity.... Innovative strategies and “charismatic” ideas have also been proposed to counter an innov
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:36

[Australia] Sneaky tobacco companies use mystery shoppers to exploit ciggie loophole

Tobacco companies are offering gift cards, flights and hotel stays to retailers to try and encourage them to push their brand onto customers.... Mystery shoppers hired by Imperial Tobacco are sent to retailers with a very specific script. "I normally sm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:33

[Australia] AUDIO: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

The Current looks at what we can learn from the Australian experience and hear from the tobacco industry on why they think this change in packaging is a bad idea that won't work.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:23

[Australia] No barbecue ban but pets on notice as strata regulators lay down the law

One model by-law forbids smoking of tobacco or “substances” on common property while an alternative allows smoking in a designated area – but both have riders that you mustn’t let your smoke drift into other people’s homes. Balcony puffers beware.
Domain Group (au)
added Aug 12, 2016 01:13

[Australia] Philip Morris speaks at and promotes an obscure lung disease conference

was organised by which is owned by OMICS, one of the most criticised of all predatory conference organisers...Morris trying to achieve by helping organise, attend, speak at and publicise a gnat-sized “conference” on COPD?
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:56

[Australia, Europe] BONADIO: Uruguay’s victory against Big Tobacco is more than just a local triumph

whatever Big Tobacco may think, public health policies pursued by democratically-elected governments should not be overturned by the industry’s trademark-based lawsuits, which seem predominantly aimed at scaring policymakers focused on protecting citizens
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 16:55

[Australia] McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer: A WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub website provides a public resource on legal issues relevant to defending measures implementing the Convention from legal challenge, both domestically and under international trade and investment law.
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:04

[Australia] Hard to miss: Elisabeth Moss enjoys a break from filming TV drama Top Of The Lake and puffs away on a cigarette wearing a bright pink jumper and white lace dress

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 19:27

Australian watchdog files suit against e-cigarette retailers

Australia's consumer watchdog has launched a lawsuit in the Federal Court against two e-cigarette retailers, saying the companies misled consumers with claims that their products are not carcinogenic. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sa
added Jun 20, 2016 14:39
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