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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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[Australia] Smoking in the dark: half of smokers still unaware of risks

One in three smokers are not aware of the serious health harms associated with the habit, new data from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed.
The Standard (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Australia] Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but what about infertility and arthritis?

less than a third of Australians realise it can also cause conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study, raising the question around whether current graphic cigarette warning labels need to be refreshed. The study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:54
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[Australia] Student safety concerns overshadow UQ smoking ban

Smoking is emerging as a smouldering issue for the University of Queensland, with the student union continuing to press for a repeal over concerns about the safety. The ban, which came into effect on July 1, prohibited all forms of smoking on University
The Age (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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[Australia] KOSTERICH: Sex, cars and e-cigarettes: why WA must imitate and vape

Yet public health now argues these devices should be banned because they are not harm free. It claims we need double blinded placebo trials and that, if vaping were to be legalised, then access needs to be through a doctor. It makes zero sense. The numb
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:24
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Govt 'wasted budget' on WTO tobacco packaging dispute, says YLKI

The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) has criticized the government for “wasting the state budget” on challenging Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law... Tulus said the WTO decision was foreseeable and accused the government of not supporting int
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:10
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WTO Panel Upholds Australia Plain Packaging Policy for Tobacco Products

The dispute ruling itself, issued on Thursday 28 June, numbers nearly 900 pages, and involves one of the most high-profile WTO cases seen in recent years. It has also highlighted the relationship between public health, trade, and intellectual property ri
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:02
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Australia's new front line in the war on drugs: Tobacco syndicate is smashed and 57 MILLION illegal cigarettes are seized - as smokers pay the highest prices in the world

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force has busted an organised crime syndicate responsible for smuggling a staggering 57 million illegal cigarettes into ports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Taiwan in ten sepa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:28
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