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VIDEO: People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent

A US lobby group has released a volley of attack ads targeting Australia's plain packaging laws... have left policy advisers and viewers in stitches. ... posted by the Property Rights Alliance... "His accent is the result of a smoking induced stroke," wro
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:41
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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[Australia] SCHOLTEN: Plain Packaging Is Not The Answer To Canada's Tobacco Problem

a closer look at what occurred in Australia when plain packaging was introduced results in more questions than answers as to how this would meaningfully impact...Our retailers follow Canada's tobacco control measures and act as gatekeepers to age-restrict
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:37
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria: Comments on Davidson, S and de Silva, A. Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy (PDF)

This is a working paper that has not been scientifically peer-reviewed. It misunderstands or misrepresents -- the purpose, scope and role of the National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey... The Davidson and de Silva paper also contains numerous errors of f
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:06
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[Australia] Smokers distort health warnings on cigarette packs, research shows

A study finds that smokers feel ostracised in society because of strict legislation, including plain packaging, and often obscure the warnings
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:00
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[Australia] Dead giveaway: Thief who pretended to be a fitness fanatic to rob a gym is caught on CCTV smoking as he leaves the building

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:19
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[Australia] Smokers develop resilience to anti-cigarette policies and ads, study says

"Blokes ... were very comfortable with ones relating to pregnancy so they felt that didn't effect them. There were lots of strategies." Ms Dennis also said there was a misconception that if smokers' were given information on the health dangers, they wo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 2, 2016 16:02
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AUSTRALIAN PLAIN PACKAGING: ITS FUNCTIONAL AND LEGAL FLAWS AND AN ALTERNATIVE WITHOUT THEM (PDF) (108pp)

This unpleasant conclusion inspired me to expand my analysis by looking for, and developing of, an alternative plain packaging model, which would allow to achieve desired public health objectives without its identified functional and legal flaws.
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Jan 10, 2017 22:04
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[Australia] Audit report: Tobacco tax collections fall short

“there is limited assurance that the correct amount of tobacco customs duty is being collected and reported”. Moreover, federal budget revenue estimates are unreliable because they do not factor in the illicit tobacco trade.
MacroBusiness (au)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Sovereignty Question Lingers After Philip Morris Arbitration ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's rejection of a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's plain-packaging legislation for cigarettes does little to address the controversial issue of how much influence foreign investors may have on a state's legislati
Law360
added Jun 1, 2016 21:08
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