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[Australia] Plain packaging laws linked to perverse incentives among pregnant teens

SIMON CHAPMAN: Well, we have no idea how representative that study is. You know, how many people have said that, you know? Is it a dozen, is it 20, is it 30? I mean we've got millions of people in this country who are now ex-smokers thanks to the sort
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 13, 2016 15:21
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[Australia] Pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies SMALL because they're ‘scared of giving birth’

Research has found Australian teens have seen warnings on packs of cigarettes they can reduce birth weight of babies, and flaunting other health risks to themselves or their unborn children, The Daily Telegraph reported. The discovery was made during a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2016 16:11
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Tobacco Giant Wanted To Sue Australia Over Graphic Warning Labels

Buying cigarettes in Australia involves choosing among shelves of different graphically illustrated, awful illnesses, as that’s how cigarettes legally have to be packaged. Though in reality people can’t choose how smoking tobacco will affect them, the si
The Alternative Daily
added Jun 9, 2016 10:17
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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[Australia] E-cigarettes to be treated like tobacco in Victoria, banned in restaurants, enclosed workplaces

vaping, is set to be banned in all areas where cigarette smoking is prohibited in Victoria, under new laws to come into effect next year. Under the changes, e-cigarettes will be treated like other tobacco products and children under 18 will no longer be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:50
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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03
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VIDEO: People can't stop laughing at this anti-plain packaging ad and its 'terrible' Australian accent

A US lobby group has released a volley of attack ads targeting Australia's plain packaging laws... have left policy advisers and viewers in stitches. ... posted by the Property Rights Alliance... "His accent is the result of a smoking induced stroke," wro
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:41
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