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Smoking decline rates in Australia stall as experts argue over e-cigarettes

AUSTRALIA has been accused of falling behind the rest of the world and “resting on its laurels” over its poor results in the decline of cigarette smokers on World No Tobacco Day. It comes as the president of the Australian Medical Association defended t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: STOMP OUT SMOKING WITH GLOBAL PLAIN PACKAGING

“There is a need to encourage further nations to follow suit – particularly in South East Asia, where the tobacco industry has been targeting its marketing resources. Our close neighbour Indonesia has one of world’s highest smoking rates, with two-third
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Australia] It’s smoking, but not as we’ve known it

Yet the most dangerous nicotine product, the standard issue cigarettes we all grew up with, are available everywhere, while the far less dangerous e-cigarettes that have helped wean millions of smokers away from tobacco are available in Australia only wi
The Australian (au)
added May 29, 2018 02:11
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[Australia] UQ Tobacco Harm Reduction Research

Participate in research on tobacco harm reduction A number of research studies are planned to be conducted over the next few years. We are looking for current and former vapers to assist with this research. If you are willing to participate in research s
University of Queensland (au)
added May 28, 2018 18:07
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RANDELL: Australia can help Indonesia kick the habit

Health is unfortunately the lowest priority in Australia’s aid program to Indonesia...Driving a change in behaviour among Indonesia’s youth might be where Australia could most help Indonesia gain ground in the fight against tobacco. The Australia–Indones
The Interpreter (Lowy Institute) (au)
added May 28, 2018 16:14
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[Australia] Tobacco health warnings are burning out

Explicit images and dire health warnings advertised on tobacco packaging to deter smokers have lost their impact, a Queensland researcher has found. Aaron Drovandi, a pharmacy lecturer and PhD candidate at James Cook University, has found the messaging,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2018 17:47
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[Australia] Those confronting pictures on cigarette packets aren't scary anymore, survey reveals

Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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[Australia] Best or worst friend ever? Man tries to get his friend to stop smoking by cutting his cigarettes in half, filling them with fireworks and blasting him with bug spray

The footage was shared by comedy duo Marty and Michael to Facebook which includes a finale prank where bug spray is used on the smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2018 20:09
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SHACKFORD: Australia Attempts to Fight Tobacco Black Markets by Banning Large Cash Transactions

This will hurt innocent people. It may harm legal businesses. And it won't actually work. . . Australia's black market for tobacco is easily and obviously tied to its massive tax rate. Cigarettes cost $30 a pack there! Yet the government claims that onc
Reason Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:50
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