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AustralianSuper to quit big tobacco in $900m blow for Philip Morris, British American Tobacco

AUSTRALIA’S biggest superannuation fund is selling out of big tobacco... “We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it causes,” Mr Silk said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:06
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Australia’s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called ‘Plain’ Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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[Australia] Up in smoke! Geoffrey Edelsten's ex-wife Gabi Grecko exposes her assets in another outrageous glittery outfit as she spends Thanksgiving puffing on a pipe in her bedroom

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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Number of Australian women dying of lung cancer soars by 36 per cent over the past decade - overtaking breast cancer as the biggest killer of females

Health experts say the tobacco industry's advertising techniques have contributed to the increasing number of women falling victim to lung cancer. In the 1980s and 90s women were heavily targeted with feminised 'slim' and 'light' products for sale. 'Th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[Australia] 'That show was filthy and I loved it' Kyle Sandilands shocks David Duchovny by telling him his guilty pleasure was watching Californication in his UNDIES while chain-smoking

Duchovny got more than he bargained for when Kyle Sandilands brought up the actor's former role during an interview. Interviewing the 57-year-old star on KIIS FM's Kyle & Jackie O Show, Kyle told David he used to watch the show in his underwear.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[Australia] No ifs, no butts: Poll reveals huge support for push to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21

The majority of Queenslanders support raising the age limit on cigarettes from 18 to 21, a study shows. More than 75 per cent of people elected to increase the buying age in a Galaxy poll that is being used in the Eliminate Cancer Initiative's push to l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 23:10
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Ban on nicotine 'will do us more harm than good'. The Australian

You don’t have to be a medical insider to understand that smoking a substance that causes cancer is a lot more damaging than smoking one that doesn’t. Yet health authorities here, by threatening to put people in prison for possessing nicotine, have in e
Dr Colin Mendelsohn (blog)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:51
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[Australia] What do you think? Should e-smoking be banned in public?

Lismore Northern Star (au)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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