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[Australia] Organised crime 'windfall' as illegal tobacco consumption rises and taxes fall

Tax revenue from tobacco fell more than $200 million below official estimates despite an increase in the amount of tobacco being smoked and a recent 12.5 per cent rise in excise tax, analysis of federal government research reveals. Retailers, cigarette
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 13, 2017 05:38
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Honduras takes on Australia over tobacco plain packaging

The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:24
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[Australia] Young families head to smoke-free zones only in Far North Queensland

INTRODUCING smoke-free zones in shopping centre car parks and beaches will give Far Northern families a better chance of enjoying life. Clifton Beach mum Emelie Watson said places with smokers were off-limits to her young family. “As a parent who cares
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:13
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[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57
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[Australia] The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

we expect tobacco-related cancer mortality to remain high, but peak within the next decade; however, there is a critical need for improved evidence to make an accurate assessment. The continuation and expansion of comprehensive tobacco reduction measures
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:32
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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
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[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
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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
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[Australia, Japan] NEWS AND CONFERENCES / SSPT 2017 - CORESTA

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
BAT Science.com
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46
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[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
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38
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