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AustralianSuper to quit big tobacco in $900m blow for Philip Morris, British American Tobacco

AUSTRALIA’S biggest superannuation fund is selling out of big tobacco... “We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it causes,” Mr Silk said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:06
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Australia’s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called ‘Plain’ Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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Ban on nicotine 'will do us more harm than good'. The Australian

You don’t have to be a medical insider to understand that smoking a substance that causes cancer is a lot more damaging than smoking one that doesn’t. Yet health authorities here, by threatening to put people in prison for possessing nicotine, have in e
Dr Colin Mendelsohn (blog)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:51
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[Australia] What do you think? Should e-smoking be banned in public?

Lismore Northern Star (au)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[Australia] More women getting lung cancer surgery as effects of smoking show up in new data

The number of women undergoing lung cancer surgery in Australia is escalating faster than that of men, reflecting the tobacco industry's aggressive marketing of feminised "slim" and "light" products in the 1980s and '90s. Health experts say this trend s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:45
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[Australia] 'That show was filthy and I loved it' Kyle Sandilands shocks David Duchovny by telling him his guilty pleasure was watching Californication in his UNDIES while chain-smoking

Duchovny got more than he bargained for when Kyle Sandilands brought up the actor's former role during an interview. Interviewing the 57-year-old star on KIIS FM's Kyle & Jackie O Show, Kyle told David he used to watch the show in his underwear.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[Australia] US tobacco companies forced to run ads admitting cigarettes are addictive and smoking kills

Spokeswoman Kelly Kennington said it was important these messages direct from big tobacco were heard by Western Australians. "Finally tobacco companies in the US are being forced to admit that they've been deceiving the public for decades," she said. "
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:05
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Western Australia leading push to raise legal age for smoking

Health Minister Roger Cook threw his support behind a crusade by WA mining magnate Andrew Forrest to increase the minimum smoking age from 18. It comes as Cancer Council WA today launches a campaign to expose how US tobacco giants have finally been forc
PerthNow (au)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:04
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