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[UK] This one chart shows the impact plain packaging laws had on cigarette sales in Australia (spoiler: it wasn't much)

despite three years of data, there is little evidence yet the policy has worked. In fact, the chart below shows that in the immediate aftermath of the new law, cigarette sales were barely affected by the packaging changes. Instead, sales only dropped of
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:32

[Australia, UK] ANKER: Why tobacco ‘plain packaging’ could have dangerous unintended consequences

young people tend to engage more with anti-smoking messages when campaigns use positive communications. From September 2016 I will be leading a new research project to explore alternative, positively-framed health warnings designed to create stronger moti
The Conversation (au)
added May 19, 2016 16:23

The tobacco industry is not happy with the way Australia got its residents to quit smoking

Philip Morris tried to fight back by suing on the grounds of "an abuse of rights," according to the Guardian. But after a 2015 closed-door hearing held in Singapore, the presiding tribunal decided the Morris claims were "inadmissible" and "precluded fro
Business Insider
added May 19, 2016 11:38

[Australia] 'Cigarettes are our currency' ($$)

EXCLUSIVE FUMING Manus Island detainees will be restricted in the number of packets of cigarettes they can take on outings in a backflip by officials.
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added May 18, 2016 21:08

[Australia] Customs officials involved in drug and tobacco smuggling

A network of Australian border security officials is allegedly working for organised criminals, including drug and tobacco smugglers, in the most serious corruption scandal to ever hit the nation's border agencies.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2016 19:04

Australian smokers to pay more than $45 for a packet of cigarettes from 2020

The average price of a packet of cigarettes in Australia is now likely to climb to more than $45 from September 2020. The government will increase the excise on tobacco products by 12.5% each year from 2017 to 2020, at which point it will make up 69% of
The Guardian (uk)
added May 18, 2016 14:05

[Australia] BUDGET 2016-17

The Government will implement a further four annual 12.5 per cent increases in tobacco excise and excise equivalent customs duties, with the first increase to take effect on 1 September 2017. This will replicate the annual increases that have been in pla
Australian Government: Budget (au)
added May 18, 2016 14:03

[Australia, UK] British American Tobacco fighting for Victorian Cancer Council's school student survey data ($$)

Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:46

[Australia] Young believe e-cigarettes are the healthy alternative' to dodge smoking bans

YOUNG people are increasingly using electronic cigarettes not to quit, but because they “taste better”, help them dodge smoking bans in public places and are seen as a healthy alternative than the real thing. The findings from a Cancer Institute NSW stud
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added May 17, 2016 20:41

[Australia] Tobacco company denies seeking children's private information in FOI battle with Cancer Council

The tobacco company has told the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) that students' private information could be redacted and the council should be facilitating access, not putting up barriers. BAT wants to access six documents under the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 17, 2016 18:40
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