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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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[Australia] Customs officers net whopping tobacco haul

More than 260 million cigarettes and a whopping 204 tonnes of loose-leaf tobacco have been seized at Australia's borders in just 10 months. Customs officials snagged the bulk of the illicit tobacco in sea cargo consignments, with figures bouncing back
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:24
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[Australia] Man, 22, accused of king hitting a respected Melbourne heart surgeon after he was asked to 'stop smoking' outside a hospital fails to show in court

Joseph Esmaili, 22, was due to face the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday He allegedly punched Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, outside a hospital The father-of-two was rushed to trauma, his life support turned off a month later
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:26
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Take a stand against big tobacco's e-cigarette push

Phillip Morris stands accused of "astroturfing" – that is, trying to create the illusion of a grassroots movement...The health impacts of basting the lungs in nicotine, flavour chemicals and the liquid propylene glycol used to vapourise them are simply n
The Age (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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[UK] E-cigarette Australia: Health experts don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ smokers, want them to switch to a healthier alternative

Australian doctors and giant tobacco company British American Tobacco have told federal parliamentarians that the country must make e-cigarettes easily available to smokers as it is a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Health experts, who are also
International Business Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:09
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[Australia] Exposed: big tobacco's behind-the-scenes 'astroturf' campaign to change vaping laws

Philip Morris is running an under-the-radar campaign ... using the same "astroturf" tactics it used in its fight against plain packaging. The multinational has been using its offshoot smokers' rights lobby group - dubbed "I Deserve To Be Heard" - to cont
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:47
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[Australia] Doctors plead for e-cigarette reforms

Doctors campaigning for drug law reform say Australia must embrace e-cigarettes and stop making it hard for smokers to use a vastly safer product... Retired doctor Dr Alex Wodak, who now heads the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation, has told a federal
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:08
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[Australia] DON’T MARKET E-CIGARETTES AS CESSATION AIDS: AMA

Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that there is currently no compelling evidence that e-cigarettes are successful in helping people to stop smoking. In the submission, to the Standing Committee on Heal
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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[Australia] PCA Issues Costs Award In Philip Morris Plain Packaging Row ($$)

"It's good to see that Australia's world-leading legislation was upheld and that the abuse of process by Philip Morris has now resulted in costs going to the Australian government," Swan said, as quoted in the report. "This thing should never have been i
Law360
added Jul 10, 2017 22:19
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Philip Morris cigarettes charged millions after losing plain packaging case against Australia

Court of arbitration finds Philip Morris Asia case to be ‘an abuse of rights’ and says it must pay Australia’s multi-million dollar legal costs Philip Morris Asia’s legal case against Australia’s cigarette plain packaging regulations has been stubbed o
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 16:41
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