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[Australia, UK] EDITORIAL: Erase the Glamour From Cigarette Packaging

Plain packaging won't undo all the harm that smoking causes. But allied with other deterrents, including bigger and better health warnings, it can at least undermine cigarettes' appeal. With as many as 20 more countries considering similar moves, the Bri
Bloomberg View
added Dec 15, 2015 17:52

[Australia] CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Journals that accept manuscripts from tobacco industry employees...Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 14, 2015 14:34
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[Australia] Guidance for Culturally Competent Approaches to Smoking Cessation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pregnant Women [FREE FULL TEXT]

there appears to be a lack of awareness of the clinical guidelines we published in March 2014, to provide assistance to health providers in evidence-based translational approaches that are culturally competent for this target group.2 This “pragmatic guide
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2015 16:18

[Europe] MEP confirms intention for EU to “follow Australian idea” on plain packaging (updated)

Following the publication of this article, a spokesperson for Paolo de Castro sent a short statement to World Trademark Review. It reads: "As correctly stated, the second EU Tobacco Product Directive has been voted by the Parliament, with a large majorit
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:04

[Australia] Cigarette firms take on UK Government to try to save ‘last communication tool’ of packet branding

Enrico Bonadio, professor at City Law School, said the companies are worried. “Tobacco companies are really worried. They’re aware that they’re about to lose the last communication tool they have,” he said. (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:52

[Australia] Comorbidities and risk factors among patients with schizophrenia

our study has shown that patients who have schizophrenia managed in general practice are more likely to have lifestyle risk factors and comorbidities than other patients. They are more likely to be daily smokers and more likely to be obese, but less likel
Australian Family Physician (au)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:36

[Australia] Twerking on a policewoman, smoking 20 cigarettes AT ONCE and a performer blown in the face by a vapour machine: More videos emerge from Stereosonic

With his mouth stretched to fit the bundle of cigarettes, he takes a deep drag and exhales a thick plume of smoke, before laughing, coughing, and then going back for round two.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04

[Asia, Australia, India] International parliamentarians and doctors highlight warnings on tobacco packs

Parliamentarians from India and Australia met along with renowned Indian doctors to discuss the importance of larger pictorial health warnings in India and steps recommended to move towards plain packaging of tobacco products.
New (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:58

When a cigar is not just a cigar: the Australian Federal Court on implied consent of trade mark owners, authorised users, and parallel importation of tobacco products

STG and STG Australia filed a Federal Court application for an injunction against Trojan. STG alleged that Trojan infringed STG’s trade marks for the word marks CAFÉ CRÈME, HENRI WINTERMANS and LA PAZ, had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct in bre
Lexology (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 23:49

[Australia, Papua New Guinea] Drugs for quitting smoking may curb betel nut habit, researchers say

American researchers have found that medications which help people quit smoking may also help betel nut addicts kick the habit. Betel nut, or buai, is the fourth most used drug in the world after caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, with an estimated 600 mill
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:37
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