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[Ireland] RCPI welcomes plain tobacco packaging laws

The Policy Group on Tobacco and the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the RCPI has welcomed the news that Ireland became the first country in Europe and the second in the world to pass plain packaging laws for tobacco products. The Public Health (Stand
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:08
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VIDEO: Last Week Tonight: Plain Packaging Cigarettes Ireland

You Tube
added Mar 16, 2015 15:37
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[UK] Effects of first exposure to plain cigarette packaging on smoking behaviour and attitudes: a randomised controlled study (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain cigarette packs reduce ratings of the experience of using the cigarette pack, and ratings of the pack attributes, and increase the self-perceived impact of the health warning, but do not change smoking behaviour, at least in the short term.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 16, 2015 14:33
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[Australia, UK] Unscrupulous methods used by tobacco industry revealed over illicit trade

Since the very first calls for plain packaging, the tobacco industry has waged what is arguably its most virulent battle in recent years against the regulation of its business. It has employed a multi-faceted campaign to influence both public and politica
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:51
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[UK] Effects of first exposure to plain cigarette packaging on smoking behaviour and attitudes: a randomised controlled study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain cigarette packs reduce ratings of the experience of using the cigarette pack, and ratings of the pack attributes, and increase the self-perceived impact of the health warning, but do not change smoking behaviour, at least in the short term. Trial re
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:49
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Plain cigarette packaging changes attitudes to smoking but doesn’t impact smoking behaviour in the short term

Using plain packaging for just one day can change smokers’ attitudes towards their cigarette packs, according to the first randomised controlled trial into the effects of short-term exposure to plain cigarette packaging on smoking attitudes and behaviour
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 16, 2015 10:45
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging does not violate Big Tobacco’s intellectual property rights

that this measure is lawful and effective is further reinforced by a multilateral treaty adopted under the auspices of the World Health Organisation and introduced in 2005, under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This treaty aims to prot
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 16, 2015 10:42
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Questions and answers on plain packaging in Australia (PDF)

Prevalence of smoking in Australia fell dramatically between 2010 and 2013. The available evidence suggests that plain packaging is likely to continue to contribute along with Australia’s other tobacco control policies to further reducing the prevalence
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:37
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Members of UK Parliament Opposed to Plain Packaging

The following MPs have spoken out against plain packaging regulation. The majority of the following quotes were cited in the media following the Government’s 2015 announcement. Some of those who spoke out are known to have taken tobacco company hospitali
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:36
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[UK] Smokefree Action Coalition Briefing (PDF)

Fact not Fiction: The truth behind tobacco industry myths / Myth #1: There is no evidence standard packaging will work FACT: A large body of evidence demonstrates standard packaging would be effective. A systematic review of peer reviewed research from a
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:34
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