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[Australia] History (75+ years): The 1950s

The Appeals Committee was reconstituted.... One of the most significant and unique contributions to the appeal came from the British Australasian Tobacco Co...the same time as the Cancer Council began its long fight against tobacco and cigarette smoking.
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:14

[Australia] History (75+ years)

1957 The American Surgeon-General declared that evidence pointed to a causal relationship between tobacco and lung cancer. From this time on, anti-smoking campaigns became a central focus. 1968 Football legend Peter Hudson fronted an important campaign
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Nov 21, 2015 15:10

[Australia] Illegal tobacco black market currently at 14.3 per cent

The amount of illegal ‘chop chop’ and cigarettes consumed in Australia represents 14.3 per cent of total tobacco consumption according to the latest Illicit tobacco in Australia report prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK. The report is prepared for British A
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:07

[Australia, UK] Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies in Poland: legal aspects and industry practices [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions From an object of regulation, the tobacco industry in Poland became a partner with the government in legislative work. Implementation of provisions of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC could prevent further industry interference.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2015 15:08

[Australia] Sydney smoking ban shows big decrease halfway through trial ($$)

Smoking could be banned in Sydney’s main shopping precinct after results from a trial ban in Martin Place showed a big drop in people puffing.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:25

[Australia] Builders of an Melbourne apartment block which went up in flames after a cigarette was stubbed out on the building now want to use DRONES to enforce a smoking ban

This was the building's response to a report by Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade which found a cigarette sparked the blaze by igniting flammable building material used on balconies. Melbourne City Council's response to the fire report was to order t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:14

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Big Tobacco: ‘Of all the concerns, there is one – taxation – which alarms us the most’

Tobacco tax certainly raises revenue, but it is the single most important factor driving down smoking. It is a massively important win-win policy. Over decades, internal tobacco industry documents have repeatedly shown full awareness of this. Tobacco comp
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:06

[Australia] Use drones to enforce smoke ban: Lacross tower firm LU Simon

The builder of Melbourne’s ill-fated Lacrosse tower has proposed using drones to spy on cigarette-smoking residents and has rejected council demands that highly flammable cladding be replaced. A confidential fire engineer’s report commissioned by builde
The Australian (au)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:27

[Australia] Pilot program finds success among smoking prisoners

thereby laying the foundation for smoke-free prisons throughout WA. The Cancer Council WA's Fresh Start workplace quitting program was adapted to 15 inmates in the Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison (EGRP), whose population is predominately Aboriginal.
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 11, 2015 00:49

[Australia] Councillor disappointed after smoking ban trial fails to gain support

The man proposing a 12 month trial smoking ban in Wagga Wagga's CBD says the business lobby is wrong to think the ban would cost trade. On Monday, Wagga Wagga City Council (WWCC) rejected the proposed trial, instead voting to implement the state's July
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:45
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