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CHARTS: Australian tobacco consumption is getting smoked

GDP report, a vast document...Take the chart below, tracking the volume of cigarettes and tobacco consumed... Volumes have also fallen 18.3% since plain packaging legislation came into effect in the December quarter of 2012, something that, along with smo
Business Insider
added Dec 2, 2015 18:47

[Australia] Illegal plain pack cigarettes found across Sydney (PDF)

On the third anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) today revealed that a well-known illegal cigarette brand called Manchester is now being sold in olive green counterfeit cigarette packs. Previous
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Dec 4, 2015 22:23

[Australia] LITTLE: Plain packaging celebrates its third birthday as France green-lights brand-free tobacco packs

it is important that the arguments made by trademark associations (and other interested parties on both sides of the debate) are heard and assessed in a dispassionate manner. Right now, though, it appears difficult for that to happen.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:17

[Australia] CHAPMAN: The slow-burn, devastating impact of tobacco plain packs

In tobacco control, both proximal (discrete, recent and quick-acting) and distal (on-going, slow-burn) effects of policies and campaigns can occur. Price rises (and falls through discounting) can have both immediate and lasting effects, jolting smokers i
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 3, 2015 16:29

[Australia] NSW e-cigarette bans come into effect

DRIVING while smoking an e-cigarette in the presence of a child is now illegal throughout NSW. THE new laws come into effect on Tuesday and include bans on smoking while in a car with a child under 16 and displaying and advertising e-cigarettes and acce
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:58

IPE Study: Three years of plain packaging for tobacco products in Australia - Have the expectations been met?

The study was commissioned by Philip Morris International...Several reasonable variations to our methodology are discussed. All of these would only result in findings even more indicative of an absence of any plain packaging effect.
IPE Institute for Policy Evaluation [IPE Institut für Politikevaluation] (de)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:03

Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows a decline in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

all these measures were effective. In particular, the reduction in smoking prevalence that followed the introduction of plain packaging appears to have been even greater than expected.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:58

[Australia] Labor tobacco policy a 'money grab': Ley

FEDERAL Health Minister Sussan Ley has criticised Labor's plan to almost double the price of a packet of cigarettes to $40 by 2020. "THIS is a grab for money. It is a political statement and I don't like it," she told ABC TV on Sunday.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:46

[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28

[Australia] Bush tobacco culture revealed by Western Desert Aborigines ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:15
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