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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia to learn from Australia on tobacco control

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam congratulated the country for significantly reducing smoking among its citizens. “The prevalence of smoking in Australia is only 11 per cent against Malaysia’s 23 per cent. We are very excited to see how Austr
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:40

[Australia] McMILLAN: Have your say on smoke-free places

WE'RE urging Queenslanders to speak out and have their say about smoke-free places across the state to help shape the future of tobacco control in Queensland.
Ipswich Queensland Times (au)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33

ARCHIVE: “We are anxious to remain anonymous”: the use of third party scientific and medical consultants by the Australian tobacco industry, 1969 to 1979 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results: At least nine sponsored scientists visited Australia from 1969 until 1979. The industry sought to promote the scientists as independent from the industry and on occasion, scientists publicly lied about their industry connections. The industry wa
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 12:45


Some of British American Tobacco’s top scientists are on their way to the Joint Meeting of the Smoke Science & Product Technology (SSPT) Study Groups for CORESTA in Kitzbuhel, Austria for the 8th-12th October to present some of our latest research and th
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46

[Australia] Smokers to butt out at bus stops

All Canberra’s public transport stations, bus stops and train stations became smoke-free on 1 October, with smoking and vaping prohibited following changes to the Territory’s Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003. Transport Canberra said smoking was banned (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38

[Australia] Top doctor calls for total ban on cigarettes, switch to e-cigarettes

A leading Australian health researcher has called for a total ban on cigarettes as a new study finds millions of deaths could be prevented if smokers switched to electronic cigarettes. Menzies School of Health researcher Dr Marita Hefler says the rapid
The Age (au)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:15

Global tobacco giant Philip Morris commits to a ‘smoke-free’ future in Australia

The company will tell a federal parliamentary inquiry on electronic cigarettes that technology has rapidly transformed its business away from cigarettes in favour of smoke-free alternatives. E-cigarettes containing nicotine are not regulated as therapeu
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:33

[Australia] Is It O.K. to Give Cigarettes to a Homeless Person? The Ethicist

But giving this man a few cigarettes won’t make him worse off. It’s his life, and he might genuinely feel that the pleasures of smoking are worth the well-known risks. Because he clearly enjoyed smoking (or disliked not smoking)
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09

[Australia, Uruguay] Novel Investment Support Program May Help With Asymmetry

program launched last month at the United Nations that will provide pro bono on-demand legal and professional assistance to the world's poorest countries...... against Australia and Uruguay over tobacco packaging regulations, both of which were recently d
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50

[Australia] FRANDSEN: Why we should pay people to stop smoking

Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
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