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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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[Australia] Aussie scientist discovers genius use for cigarette butts

Dr Abbas Mohajerani from Melbourne’s RMIT University has developed a world-first method to turn millions of tonnes of cigarette butt waste into bricks. The invention would reduce pollution and, according to Dr Mohajerani’s studies, make better bricks.
ninemsn (au)
added May 30, 2016 15:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Plain packaging for cigarettes a success in Australia

the way forward in tobacco control in Malaysia is to implement plain packaging as a way to render tobacco products packaging unglamorous, particularly to women and youths. It is obvious that the tobacco industry targets youth in their need to replace dead
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added May 30, 2016 14:40
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Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014

Conclusions Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 19:17
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