Tobacco In Australia Book

Tobacco in Australia 

A comprehensive review of the major issues in smoking and health in Australia, compiled by the Cancer Council Victoria. Production of editions 2 to 4 of this publication has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Ongoing updating is also being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, with contributions from Cancer Councils in all states and territories. 

This work has been produced with the objective of bringing about a reduction in death and disease caused by tobacco use. Much of it has been derived from other published sources and these should be quoted where appropriate. The text may be freely reproduced and figures and graphs (except where reproduced from other sources) may be used, giving appropriate acknowledgement to Cancer Council Victoria.

Editors and authors of this work have tried to ensure that the text is free from errors or inconsistencies. However in a resource of this size it is probable that some irregularities remain. Please notify Cancer Council Victoria if you become aware of matters in the text that require correction.

Suggested citation

Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; 2016. Available from www.TobaccoInAustralia.org.au

OR

<Author(s) of relevant chapter section>, <Name of chapter section> in Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH [editors]. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; <Date last updated>. Available from <url of relevant chapter or section>

Publication details

 

What's new in Tobacco in Australia: Facts & issues?

  • A comprehensive timeline of the history of tobacco in Australia: published December 2016
  • Section 10.2 The manufacturing industry in Australia, Section 10.3 Retail value and volume of the market, and Section 10.6 Market share and brand share: last updated November 2016
  • New section: 11.10.13 Effects of plain packaging in Australia post-implementation: published November 2016
  • Section 2.3 Self-reported measures of tobacco consumption and Section 2.5 Industry sales figures as estimates for consumption: last updated November 2016
  • Section 13.3 The price of tobacco products in Australia: last updated November 2016
  • Chapter 7 Smoking cessation: last updated October 2016
  • Section 15.7 Commonwealth and state/territory legislation to ban smoking in public spaces: last updated October 2016
  • Commonwealth and state/territory legislation on tobacco advertising & promotion: last updated October 2016
  • Chapter 8 Tobacco use among Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders: last updated September 2016
  • **New chapter** Chapter 18: Potential for harm reduction in tobacco control (includes e-cigarettes): published August 2016
  • Section 11.9 Retail promotion and access: last updated and significantly expanded April 2016
  • Chapter 1 Prevalence (including an analysis of NDSHS data for detailed prevalence figures and trends only available in Facts & Issues): last updated December 2015
  • Chapter 3  Health effects of active smoking: last updated May 2015 
  • Section 13.2 Tobacco taxes in Australia: last updated March 2015
  • Links at the end of each section, where recent news and research relevant to each topic is compiled
  • Chapter 5 Influences on the uptake and prevention of smoking: last updated November 2014