Tobacco industry
Journal article

Philip Morris International’s use of Facebook to undermine Australian tobacco control laws

The borderless nature of the internet, coupled with narrow defnitions of advertising and interference, means the tobacco industry still uses online and social media to sell and promote its products, highlight supposed corporate social responsibility practices, and challenge public health views and policies.

Illicit tobacco in New Zealand

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the nature of the legal and illicit tobacco markets in New Zealand, and also to provide an independent estimate of the size of the illicit tobacco market in New Zealand.

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2019: offer help to quit tobacco use

This report tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.
Working paper

Tobacco excise: historical trends and forecasting methodology

This paper examines historical trends in tobacco excise, focussing on the recent past including the impact of significant policy changes over the last decade, and then discusses how tobacco excise is forecast and the key challenges in doing so.

NSW tobacco strategy 2012–2021

The NSW Tobacco Strategy 2012-2021 provides an overarching framework for the actions that the NSW government will lead to reduce smoking and tobacco related harm in NSW.

Tobacco control in the Pacific: Evaluation of program support Phase 1 (2003 – 2004) and Phase 2 (2005 – 2008)

Tobacco smoking is widespread in the Pacific region. The burden upon health, social and economic elements of the community is likely to be substantial. The environment for action to redress this concern has been provided by the international efforts to establish global commitment to fight...
Journal article

Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004–2015

An estimated 35 000 fewer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults smoked every day in 2014–15 compared with if daily smoking remained at 2004–05 prevalence. This substantial reduction will lead to thousands of lives saved.
Journal article

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean

The number of smoking-related deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians is predicted to continue to increase, and to peak over the next decade, resulting in thousands of premature deaths.

National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings

This report expands on the key findings from the 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) that were released on 1 June 2017. It presents more detailed analysis including comparisons between states and territories and for population groups.

School and personal factors associated with being a smoker

Most adult smokers begin smoking during adolescence; nicotine dependence can develop relatively quickly and, once established, most smokers smoke for approximately 40 years. For adolescents dependent upon nicotine, cessation interventions are not well established. It is, therefore, essential that public health interventions focus on preventing...