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[Australia] HOSTILITY TO HARM REDUCTION IN SMOKING: EXPERT

TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on a proposed amendment to the Poisons Standard which would exempt nicotine...Professor Wayne Hall, ...told the AJP that opposition to the change is likely to be strong and result in the application’s failur
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:17
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[Australia, Korea - South] Four million illicit cigarettes seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has seized more than four million illicit cigarettes after they were shipped to Australia from Korea. The cigarettes had a potential street value of up to $3.5 million and the total amount of duty evaded is $2.2 million
Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (au)
added Aug 5, 2016 16:26
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[Australia] Experts fear legalising e-cig nicotine

"Keeping nicotine-containing vaping devices illegal deprives many thousands of Australian smokers a safer alternative to burning tobacco," she said. But experts warn the medicines regulator will be bombarded by big tobacco companies, looking to e-cigaret
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:41
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[Australia] No logo / Big Tobacco’s controversial, ailing crusade against plain packaging

Only America, where the right to free speech makes standard packs highly unlikely, may remain an anomaly (though it is a signatory to the TPP). In the past investors often viewed a new wave of rules on tobacco as a chance to buy tobacco stocks inexpensiv
The Economist
added Aug 4, 2016 16:57
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[Australia, UK] Cover: Is tobacco investment going up in smoke?

“We don’t think plain packaging will have a major impact, looking at the experiences in other markets, such as Australia,” he says. “Tobacco is a declining business in all the developed markets. The falls in Australia continued -after the introduction o
fundstrategy.com (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 16:52
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[Australia] Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACMS meeting, November 2016

The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on the following proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard referred by the delegate for scheduling advice to the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS). 1. Proposed amendments referred by
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:15
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[Australia] General process for amending the Poisons Standard: Nicotine

A member of the public has submitted an application to exempt nicotine from the Poisons Standard when delivered by electronic nicotine delivery systems if below a certain concentration of nicotine. A public notice on the proposed amendment to the Poison
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:14
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[Australia, UK] The doctor who beat big tobacco

Two months later at Geneva’s plush Beau Rivage Hotel, King looked out over a sea of faces, mostly delegates gathered for the World Health Assembly, and introduced her “new best friend”, AXA boss Thomas Buberl. AXA, he said, would forthwith sell €200m of
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Talking Point: Tobacco firms still wield too much power

Cabinet appears to have been taking dictation from Imperial Tobacco and implementing industry’s favourite reforms. Punishing children and tackling illicit tobacco... The Government health strategy has provided free “gifts” to multinational tobacco compani
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45
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[Australia] E-cigarette advertisements are luring ex-smokers back to tobacco, warns Quit Victoria ($$)

E-CIGARETTE advertising has the power to drive former smokers back to real cigarettes, new research has suggested...whether the battery-powered cigarettes are a safe or effective way to quit smoking, a study of 800 former smokers has found advertising for
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:44
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