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The AMA wants to introduce nationally-consistent controls and restrictions on the marketing and advertising of e-cigarettes, it says. The organisation today released its updated Position Statement on Tobacco Smoking and E-Cigarettes 2015, which replaces
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:57

[Australia] Add smoking to viewer alerts, says AMA

Viewers should be warned about smoking in TV shows and movies just like they're alerted about drug use, violence and coarse language, say doctors. They also want nationally-consistent controls and restrictions placed on the marketing and advertising of
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:56

[Australia, UK] EDITORIAL: Erase the Glamour From Cigarette Packaging

Plain packaging won't undo all the harm that smoking causes. But allied with other deterrents, including bigger and better health warnings, it can at least undermine cigarettes' appeal. With as many as 20 more countries considering similar moves, the Bri
Bloomberg View
added Dec 15, 2015 17:52

[Singapore] Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction in Arbitration Against Commonwealth of Australia Over Plain Packaging

There is nothing in today’s outcome that addresses, let alone validates, plain packaging...It is regrettable that the outcome hinged entirely on a procedural issue that Australia chose to advocate instead of confronting head on the merits of whether plain
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:34

[Australia] CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Journals that accept manuscripts from tobacco industry employees...Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 14, 2015 14:34
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[Australia] Guidance for Culturally Competent Approaches to Smoking Cessation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pregnant Women [FREE FULL TEXT]

there appears to be a lack of awareness of the clinical guidelines we published in March 2014, to provide assistance to health providers in evidence-based translational approaches that are culturally competent for this target group.2 This “pragmatic guide
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:18

[Europe] MEP confirms intention for EU to “follow Australian idea” on plain packaging (updated)

Following the publication of this article, a spokesperson for Paolo de Castro sent a short statement to World Trademark Review. It reads: "As correctly stated, the second EU Tobacco Product Directive has been voted by the Parliament, with a large majorit
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:04

[Australia] Cigarette firms take on UK Government to try to save ‘last communication tool’ of packet branding

Enrico Bonadio, professor at City Law School, said the companies are worried. “Tobacco companies are really worried. They’re aware that they’re about to lose the last communication tool they have,” he said. (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:52

[Australia] Twerking on a policewoman, smoking 20 cigarettes AT ONCE and a performer blown in the face by a vapour machine: More videos emerge from Stereosonic

With his mouth stretched to fit the bundle of cigarettes, he takes a deep drag and exhales a thick plume of smoke, before laughing, coughing, and then going back for round two.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04

[Asia, Australia, India] International parliamentarians and doctors highlight warnings on tobacco packs

Parliamentarians from India and Australia met along with renowned Indian doctors to discuss the importance of larger pictorial health warnings in India and steps recommended to move towards plain packaging of tobacco products.
New (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:58
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