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[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

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe] WELCH: Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Whether it is the strength of the public health agenda or the weakness of the case being prosecuted by the tobacco industry, there is little evidence to date that 'regulatory chill' is undermining the resolve of governments around the world. However whet (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:37

[Australia] Julianne Hough: You won't see me smoking in Grease

will star as Sandy in the upcoming live television adaptation...One iconic scene in the film sees a post-makeover Sandy light up a cigarette to impress John Travolta's Danny Zuko. But Julianne won't be resorting to nicotine to impress her man. She said
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Jan 21, 2016 21:01

[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
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