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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco super funds

Dr Bronwyn King...when she found out that she was funding the very industry responsible for slowly killing her patients...she has helped rid almost half of Australia's super funds of tobacco investment.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43

Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45

[Australia] Non-smoking friends key quitting cold turkey, a new study finds

Quitting cold turkey and surrounding yourself with non-smoking friends are some of the best ways to stay off the ciggies, according to a new study. Overall smoking prevalence has decreased across Australia with just 13 per cent of people aged 14 and ove
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13

[Australia] LEYONHJELM: The evidence is in: Plain packaging of cigarettes just doesn’t work ($$)

"Plain packaging started in December 2012, but in the three years since smoking rates only fell from 13 per cent to 12 per cent." "A fall!" exclaims Richard with delight. "Yes, technically, but smoking was actually falling faster before plain packaging,
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:30

Australia: A case of smoke without fire: international tobacco retailer's claims held to be misleading and deceptive under the Australian Consumer Law

the Court made the following orders: Elusion was fined $40,000. Mr Burden was fined $15,000... What should you take away? Directors may be personally liable for breaching the ACL If you are a director of a company operating in the retail sector, you ma
added Jun 11, 2017 13:33

ARCHIVE: ‘‘Keep a low profile’’: pesticide residue, additives, and freon use in Australian tobacco manufacturing (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions:Australian smokers are unable to make informed decisions about smoking because pesticide and additive disclosure remains voluntary. The Australian government should regulate tobacco to require full disclosure including information on the lik
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2017 21:13

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Busting the myth that roll-your-own tobacco has fewer additives

We have no more recent public data on pesticide residue in cigarettes sold in Australia. But all cigarette and hand-rolling tobacco sold in Australia is grown overseas, often in less developed nations where agricultural practices can be poorly regulated.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:47

[Australia] Top WTO judge says trade dispute system is clogged up

is clogged up with big and complex cases, and the congestion is unlikely to clear soon...The largest WTO cases include... a four-country attempt to stop Australia's stringent anti-tobacco laws.
added Jun 9, 2017 17:19

[Australia] 'My family thinks I'm mad': Desperate woman CHAINS herself to her bed for three weeks in a bid to quit smoking because she has 'tried everything else and failed'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:06

[Australia, Oceania, UK] Time to stub out tabacco? Exploring tobacco free portfolios

In 2010 Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios, Dr. Bronwyn King inadvertently discovered that most pension funds, including her own, invested in tobacco. As a radiation oncologist treating cancer patients she decided to act, and approached her fu
Asset View (CAMRADATA) (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 18:21
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