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Australian youth smoking rates at 'record low'

but experts say constant vigilance is needed to combat new tobacco marketing strategies. They attribute the drop to rising cigarette prices, smoke-free environment and advertising policies, plain packaging, and restrictions on adolescents' access to toba
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:32

Smoking among Australian youth hits record low: study

Cigarette smoking among Australian youth has hit a record low, researchers said Thursday as they hailed a possible "smoke-free generation" thanks to an aggressive public health drive deterring people from lighting up.
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 28, 2016 20:14

[Australia] Ad campaign 'lifted the lid' on the dangers of cigarettes, as smoking rates hit record low

the "Every Cigarette is Doing You Damage" campaign, launched nationally in 1997, took awareness to another level, Professor Chapman said. "When that campaign first started, we saw a really unprecedented fall in teenage smoking," he said.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 19:59

Australian adolescent smoking rates drop to record low; cigarette pricing, plain packaging, public education praised

In 2014, 6.7 per cent of teens described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers / Researchers say data shows effectiveness of plain packaging laws, price increases and public education campaigns / The latest figures out of New South Wales show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:01

Australia inflation restrained, no trigger on rates

Key measures of underlying inflation rose by 0.55 percent... Adding most to the CPI in the quarter were price increases for tobacco and holidays
added Jan 27, 2016 21:20

[Australia, UK] Crosby award slammed over tobacco plugs

Mike Daube said thousands of Australians work in the UK as doctors,...When asked about his knighthood and Australian in the UK award on Saturday night Sir Lynton said: "Of course you'll always get your critics, you've just got to be confident in your own
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

Anger at Lynton Crosby's UK Australian of the Year award over tobacco lobby links

The chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia, Michael Moore, says he is “shocked and appalled” that London-based Australian political strategist, Lynton Crosby, has been named the UK Australian of the Year despite his history of invo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:59

DAUBE: Lynton Crosby, UK Australian of the Year? You must be joking

Thousands of Australians work in the UK as doctors, nurses and scientists...Crosby and his tobacco paymasters know that tobacco causes six million deaths ...anybody who works for tobacco companies knows that if they succeed more people will likely die fro
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:55
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Lynton Crosby: Conservative strategist named Australian of the Year in the UK

Australia's High Commissioner Alexander Downer bestowed the award upon Mr Crosby at a gala ceremony at Australia House in London.... Mr Crosby was awarded the honour for being a "world leader in his profession and a great Australian", according to the Au
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 25, 2016 00:26

[Australia, India, Uae: Dubai] Multimillion-dollar fake cigarette trafficker did it for love

A man who admitted he trafficked knock-off cigarettes with a retail value of about $US5.5 million ($7.8 million) to the US via India and Dubai...he had been unduly influenced by his love for and subservience to his father, who sent him to the US to unwitt
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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