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[Australia] Anti-smoking drug potential link to suicide

An anti-smoking drug has become the focus of forensic scientists in Victoria, as concerns emerge regarding its potential link to suicide. The decision to look into the drug, commercially known as Champix, came directly from Victorian coroner Jacqui Hawk
Neos Kosmos (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:54

ARCHIVE: Smoking, disease, and obdurate denial: the Australian tobacco industry in the 1980s [FREE FULL TEXT]

Australian manufacturers were clearly negligent in the 1980s, deliberately working to undermine Australians’ understandings of the diseases caused by smoking despite their own private knowledge. Continuing scepticism about smoking and disease, correspondi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2016 20:26

ARCHIVE: “Australia is one of the darkest markets in the world”: the global importance of Australian tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 1994, BAT named Australia as one of six nations and regions that were “driving tobacco control”6 and in 1997 RJ Reynolds referred to likely regulatory developments in the USA as “an outgrowth of what was put in place in other countries” naming Austral
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2016 20:26

ARCHIVE: December 2003, Volume 12, suppl 3: "One of the darkest markets in the world" - insights from Australian tobacco industry documents [FREE FULL TEXTS]

“Some convincing arguments to pass back to nervous customers”: the role of the tobacco retailer in the Australian tobacco industry’s smoker reassurance campaign 1950–1978 / “Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can”: a hist
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2016 20:26

[Australia] AUDIO: Change Agents: fighting big tobacco on RN Afternoons

The story of how change agents fought big tobacco to introduce plain cigarette packaging and remove $2 billion from tobacco investments.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 16:03

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Turnbull adds weight to Obama's bid to save TPP

Malcolm Turnbull has gone into bat for US President Barack Obama...McConnell and ... Hatch...expressed concern about ... rules that allow governments to be tough on tobacco companies, two provisions Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb fought strongly f
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 15:07

[Australia] Electronic cigarettes are popular, but are they healthy?

electronic cigarettes doubled in popularity in the three years to 2013, despite being illegal. But while some believe they are a powerful way to combat smoking, others believe they are simply a continuation of the habit.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41

[Australia] AUDIO: Electronic cigarettes are popular, but are they healthy?

Veteran anti-tobacco campaigner, Emeritus Professor Simon Chapman from the University of Sydney's School of Public Health, says this would not be the first time that smokers had been fooled by fake health promises. SIMON CHAPMAN: In the history of harm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:44

[Australia, China] Chinese man charged over illegal tobacco

A Chinese student has been accused of importing illegal tobacco into Australia as part of an elaborate organised crime syndicate. The 24-year-old was arrested last week after a baggage search at Adelaide airport while he was trying to re-enter the count
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:03

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Electronic cigarettes: what can we learn from the UK experience?

Regulation of e-cigarettes in Australia should be liberalised to allow smokers the opportunity to benefit from their use. The popularity and widespread uptake of e-cigarettes creates the potential for large-scale improvements in public health in Australi
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jan 19, 2016 06:41
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