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[Australia] Victorian Coroner puts quit-smoking drug under spotlight

The Victorian Coroner asked the Institute of Forensic Medicine to begin checking for Champix after connecting the drug to the death of a man who killed himself last year. The Coroner hopes the data collected will help determine if the drug can make peopl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

[Asia-pacific, Europe] Australia tobacco clash reverberates in EU trade talks

But Australia’s ability to fend off the legal challenge could undermine the argument... “Philip Morris was only able to sue Australia because of a technicality,” Lee-Makiyama said. “In free-trade agreements you always include an exception for public heal
added Jan 1, 2016 16:09

[Australia] How Cigarette Packaging Fools You

a long history of marketing efforts to lessen people’s anxiety over the adverse health effects...the NICO Clean Tobacco Card....Smokers were to slip it into their packs of cigarettes, where the radiation from the uranium would somehow eliminate the poison
added Dec 30, 2015 22:26

[Australia] Plain packaging implementation: perceptions of risk and prestige of cigarette brands among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Following plain packaging implementation, there was a significant reduction in perceptions that ‘some cigarette brands are more harmful than others’. There was no overall change in perceptions of prestige. However, there was a significant interaction for
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Dec 30, 2015 17:27


Bloomberg...organization is focused on helping vulnerable countries fight back through the litigation fund it has launched with the Gates Foundation and [CTFK].... to assist governments in low- and middle-income countries by defending their tobacco contro
added Dec 29, 2015 22:02

Plain packaging effective in reducing misperceptions of tobacco products among Australian Indigenous

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were 12 per cent less likely to think certain tobacco brands were less harmful than others, a new study found. Plain packaging means tobacco company colours, logos and design elements are not allow
added Dec 29, 2015 18:52

[Australia] Illegal smokers still lighting up in the Mall

SMOKERS are still lighting up in Rundle Mall in the busy holiday period, despite a ban being introduced more than three years ago. The Advertiser spotted several smokers throughout the Mall, at one of the busiest times of year when tens of thousands of
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:37

[Australia] Strict laws to stop smoking a fizzer

Tough regulations that ban smoking at beaches, playgrounds and other public areas have proved all but pointless after figures revealed almost no one had been caught since they were introduced five years ago. Latest Health Department figures reveal there
West Australian (au)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:30

[Australia] Free-trade legal fears in Philip Morris claim up in smoke

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb said: “People can be reassured that we’ve got safeguards in respect to public health and the environment, which will protect us from any litigation.”
The Australian (au)
added Dec 28, 2015 03:55

[Australia, New Zealand] Editorial: Revive plain packaging law for cigarettes

Trade Minister Todd McClay makes that point when he insists that New Zealand is "well-positioned" to defend a legal challenge against plain packaging, with a stronger treaty than Australia's. If that is the case, what is the hold-up? McClay should take h
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 28, 2015 03:51
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