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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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[Australia] E-cigarettes to be treated like tobacco in Victoria, banned in restaurants, enclosed workplaces

vaping, is set to be banned in all areas where cigarette smoking is prohibited in Victoria, under new laws to come into effect next year. Under the changes, e-cigarettes will be treated like other tobacco products and children under 18 will no longer be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:50
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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03
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VIDEO: People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent

A US lobby group has released a volley of attack ads targeting Australia's plain packaging laws... have left policy advisers and viewers in stitches. ... posted by the Property Rights Alliance... "His accent is the result of a smoking induced stroke," wro
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:41
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[Australia] SCHOLTEN: Plain Packaging Is Not The Answer To Canada's Tobacco Problem

a closer look at what occurred in Australia when plain packaging was introduced results in more questions than answers as to how this would meaningfully impact...Our retailers follow Canada's tobacco control measures and act as gatekeepers to age-restrict
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:37
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[Australia] Dead giveaway: Thief who pretended to be a fitness fanatic to rob a gym is caught on CCTV smoking as he leaves the building

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:19
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria: Comments on Davidson, S and de Silva, A. Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy (PDF)

This is a working paper that has not been scientifically peer-reviewed. It misunderstands or misrepresents -- the purpose, scope and role of the National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey... The Davidson and de Silva paper also contains numerous errors of f
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:06
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