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IPE Study: Three years of plain packaging for tobacco products in Australia - Have the expectations been met?

The study was commissioned by Philip Morris International...Several reasonable variations to our methodology are discussed. All of these would only result in findings even more indicative of an absence of any plain packaging effect.
IPE Institute for Policy Evaluation [IPE Institut für Politikevaluation] (de)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:03
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Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows a decline in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

all these measures were effective. In particular, the reduction in smoking prevalence that followed the introduction of plain packaging appears to have been even greater than expected.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:58
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[Australia] NSW e-cigarette bans come into effect

DRIVING while smoking an e-cigarette in the presence of a child is now illegal throughout NSW. THE new laws come into effect on Tuesday and include bans on smoking while in a car with a child under 16 and displaying and advertising e-cigarettes and acce
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:58
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[Australia] Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011

An Act to discourage the use of tobacco products, and for related purposes
ComLaw (au)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:09
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[Australia] WALSBERGER: Neighbours don't have to put up with second-hand smoke in strata buildings

landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour / The story of Lynette Laming and her young daughter is not unusual to Cancer Council NSW staff. We regularly receive emotional calls from distressed parents living in an apartme
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:00
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[Australia] Labor tobacco policy a 'money grab': Ley

FEDERAL Health Minister Sussan Ley has criticised Labor's plan to almost double the price of a packet of cigarettes to $40 by 2020. "THIS is a grab for money. It is a political statement and I don't like it," she told ABC TV on Sunday.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:46
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Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows decline in smoking prevalence following introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

A significant decline in smoking prevalence in Australia followed introduction of plain packaging after adjustment for the impact of other tobacco control measures. This conclusion is in marked contrast to that from the industry-funded analysis.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:33
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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