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[Australia, New Zealand] Promotion of JUUL on Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

In balancing the related competing arguments about e-cigarettes, evidence such as that reported by Chu et al. demonstrates the need for public health policies that minimise the promotion of e-cigarettes to adolescents and nonsmokers. The absence of such
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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[Australia] How one doctor's dream funnelled $1.3 trillion away from tobacco companies

Not-for-profit organisation Tobacco Free Portfolios, with the support of Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, on Thursday launched the world's first "Verified Tobacco-Free" certification stamp, which will be rolled out in Australia next year. Bronwyn King was
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2018 18:36
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'Stop using smokers as a cash cow': Huge push for Australia to join the UK and legalise vaping – but it means the government will miss out on billions

One Nation Senator Peter Georgiou has backed the legalisation of electronic cigarettes, saying the high cost of tobacco was 'price gouging'. 'We seem more concerned about slugging smokers as much as we can to fatten up the government coffers,' he said i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:31
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[Australia] World-first Tobacco-Free Verification stamp launches for investment funds

Australians will now be able to easily identify whether their investment funds are involved in the tobacco industry, thanks to the launch of the ‘Verified Tobacco-Free’ certification stamp. The world first stamp, expected to roll out in 2019, has grown
RateCity (au)
added Oct 19, 2018 11:26
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[Australia] 'Independent' doctor-led vaping group accepts tobacco-tainted funding

A charity spearheading efforts to legalise nicotine vaping in Australia has accepted funding from an overseas group with clear links to tobacco multinationals. Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), the doctor-led charity that has drive
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:30
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco free portfolios

Bronwyn King learned some of her money was flowing to tobacco companies through the default option of her superannuation fund....CEO of Tobacco-Free portfolios and was a driving force behind the recent launch of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge at the Unit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 13, 2018 15:27
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[Australia] Victorian campaign aims to raise awareness of high smoking rates in LGBTI community

A short film competition run by the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) and Quit Victoria will aim to raise awareness around high smoking rates in the LGBTI community. The ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition will ask filmmakers to submit a written pitch
Star Observer (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:23
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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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Indexation of Tobacco Excise and Customs Duty and Smoking Prevalence Among Australian Adults, 2001–2010: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

inflation-adjusted duty was not associated with changes in smoking prevalence, but it may have prevented upward pressure on prevalence that increasing affordability could have exerted. Frequent increases in duty greater than the growth in both wages and g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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[Europe, UK] How a 'no-deal' Brexit will change your cigarette packets: Graphic warnings will have to be replaced by Australian versions because the EU owns the copyright to grim pictures

In a report on the effect of Brexit on the tobacco industry the Department of Health and Social Care wrote: 'Manufacturers will need to ensure that tobacco products produced from exit day onwards feature new picture warnings, which have been secured by a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:54
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