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[Australia, India] DEMAIO: The global war on tobacco is far from over

Leaked internal documents from the tobacco giant, Philip Morris, offered additional insights into the appalling and progressively complex tactics used by industry to protect profits over population health; increasingly focused on the world’s poorest natio
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:24
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Children as young as 15 allowed to smoke on lunch break at Australian school

Blanden, principal at The Warakirri College in Sydney, said she believed that relaxed rules would encourage the children to keep attending school. “At my school you can come with bright blue hair and metal in your face...And if you need to have a smoke,
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:32
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Tobacco price boards as a promotional strategy—a longitudinal observational study in Australian retailers

Price boards promote tobacco products in ways that undermine the effectiveness of tax policy as a means of discouraging consumption. Communication to consumers about prices should be restricted to information sheets provided to adult smokers on request at
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:32
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[Australia] Family and friends gather to farewell heart surgeon and father, 41, who died after devastating 'one-punch attack by man he told to stop smoking outside a hospital'

It's understood the father of two little girls told off the Mill Park man for smoking outside the entrance of Box Hill Hospital at the end of his shift.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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[Australia] Former solicitor-general Justin Gleeson ‘proud of tobacco fight’

“Personally I’m proud of it, but it’s no false modesty to say that it in fact involved a large team of government lawyers,” he said.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:22
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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[Australia] BUGAUP BILLBOARD GALLERY

BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in other countries

Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens...But, when asked, adults in the U.S. can name only a few, such as tar and nicotine. How can we ensure that more smokers are aware of the risks? My team’s research sugg
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:26
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[USA] Does Adding Information on Toxic Constituents to Cigarette Pack Warnings Increase Smokers’ Perceptions About the Health Risks of Smoking? A Longitudinal Study in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that information about toxic constituents on prominent HWLs not only increases smoker’s knowledge of toxic constituents, but that it may also reinforce the effects of HWL messages about specific, smoking-related health outcomes.
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 19, 2017 14:24
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