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[Australia] Secret industry funding of doctor-led vaping lobby group laid bare

Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
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[Australia] Statement on Foundation for a Smoke Free World

To collaborate with or accept support from the tobacco industry would be to abandon our ethical obligations to promote the public’s health and would seriously undermine the integrity of public health academia. We oppose any form of collaboration with the
CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:26
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VIDEO: Inside the ad agency which changed Australia

The voiceover rang out: “If you could wring out the cancer-producing tar that goes into the lungs of a smoker every year, this is how much you’d get. It’s enough to make you sick". The anti-smoking campaign was the brainchild of John Bevins.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:10
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[Australia] New push for smoking inside pubs: 'Nanny state' laws governing tobacco, pool fences and bike helmets are up for review as MP claims people are tired of being treated like kids

So-called 'nanny state' laws governing pool fences, bike helmets and smoking are up for review, with politicians claiming people are tired of being treated like children. Western Australia Liberal Democrats MP Aaron Stonehouse said the 'insane' laws are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:05
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[Australia] Push to raise legal smoking age as e-cigarettes ‘hook kids’

A mining billionaire is challenging tobacco companies to take nicotine out of e-cigarettes if they want to prove they’re less harmful than regular smoking. Andrew Forrest, who is campaigning to raise the smoking age to 21, believes the products introduce
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:43
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[Australia] Smokers are starting younger even though they are going up in price

The news comes just days before the price of smokes rises in Australia / Taking up smoking is falling across all age groups except 11 to 15-year-olds / Experts say more anti-smoking adverts need to be targeted at high-risk teens
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:13
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[Australia] Back on the ciggies? Paul Hogan is caught smoking on the set of his new Crocodile Dundee movie in Melbourne after revealing he regrets starring in the iconic Winfield adverts in the '70s

Paul Hogan has been spotted puffing on a cigarette on the set of The Very Excellent Mr Dundee in Melbourne, after revealing he regrets starring in advertisements for Winfield cigarettes. The actor, 78, who introduced Australians to the Winfield brand in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:09
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Revealing the complexity of quitting smoking: a qualitative grounded theory study of the natural history of quitting in Australian ex-smokers

Conclusion Quitting should be viewed as a process drawing on elements of assisted and unassisted quitting rather than a stand-alone event that can be labelled as strictly assisted or unassisted.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 25, 2018 14:06
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[Australia, UK] Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Yet there are major problems with this industry-funded data. When compared with independent sources, they consistently overestimate the scale of illicit tobacco. They also frequently fail to meet the quality and transparency standards of peer-reviewed re
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:30
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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