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[Australia] ROWELL: Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

documents also outline PMI’s intention to use the PR strategy of divide and rule, splitting the public health community...both Big Tobacco & Oil/Gas co’s are still using the same law companies, advertisers, promoters and “spin doctors”, tactics and method
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18
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Influence of premium vs masked cigarette brand names on the experienced taste of a cigarette after tobacco plain packaging in Australia: an experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions A premium brand variant name can enhance the subjective experience of a cigarette. Further, smokers’ expectations of such brand variants contribute to the smoking experience as much, if not more than, the actual qualities of the product.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:39
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[Australia] $16bn up in smoke as tobacco use rises for first time in decade

Expenditure on tobacco products, which has been in steady decline for a generation, rose 2.6 per cent in the final quarter of 2017...“People can buy lethal tobacco cigarettes on every street corner but are unable to legally purchase a far safer alternati
The Australian (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:07
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HANRAHAN / SIDERAS: From ridiculous lock-out laws to petty fines and the soaring cost of living: How Australia's laid-back spirit is being crushed by the 'Nanny State'

From no longer being able to get full strength beer at the football or cricket, to being unable to eat in smoking areas at pubs, the country known for being laid back is now incredibly uptight. Australia has changed and not necessarily for the better wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 15:41
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Fears tobacco giants will use TPP to sue Australia over plain packaging as secrecy shrouds legal costs in Philip Morris case

Political party says the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which contains similar clauses to the Hong Kong deal, could prompt more costly challenges in The Hague
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of BUGAUP...in the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Secrecy over costs in Philip Morris plain packaging case stokes TPP fears

Coalition refuses to reveal how much tobacco giant’s investor-state dispute settlement bid cost... The federal government ... was ordered to disclose it by the information commissioner this year. NXT senator Rex Patrick said the Department of Health lod
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:11
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[Australia] Hope for lung cancer early detection test

Australian researchers have identified unique molecular characteristics of an aggressive, hard-to-treat type of lung cancer known as adenocarcinoma that could help identify patients most likely to respond to immunotherapies. The researchers at the Walte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
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[Australia] Cigar retailer reignites fight against new tobacco laws

Mr Stonehouse said he had concerns about a proposed change which would make it illegal for people under 18 to sell tobacco products. He said it would be an obstacle for small business which employed under-18s, while making it harder for teenagers to fin
PerthNow (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:32
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