VCTC research & publications pre 2004

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Published papers in peer-reviewed journals in tobacco control

Borland R. A strategy for controlling the marketing of tobacco products: A regulated market model Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (4), 374-382. 

Borland R, Balmford J. Understanding how mass media campaigns impact on smokers. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (Suppl II), ii45-ii52.

Borland R, Balmford J, Segan CJ, Livingston P, Owen N.  The effectiveness of personalized smoking cessation strategies for callers to a Quitline service.  Addiction. 2003. 98(1), 837-846. 

Borland R, Segan C, Livingston P and Owen N.  The effectiveness of call-back counselling for smoking cessation: a randomised trial.  Addiction. 2001. 96(6), 881-889. 

Borland R, Segan C and Velicer W.  Testing the Transtheoretical Model for smoking change: Victorian data.  Australian Journal of Psychology. 2000. 52(2), 83-88.

Buller D, Borland R, Woodall W, Hall J and Voeks JH.   Understanding factors that influence smoking uptake Tobacco Control. 2003. 12(Suppl IV), iv16-iv25. 

Cameron C & Liberman J. Destruction of documents before proceedings commence: What is a court to do? Melbourne University Law Review.  2003. 27(2), 273. 

Carter S, Chapman S. Smoking, disease, and obdurate denial: the Australian tobacco industry in the 1980s. Tobacco Control.  2003. 12 (Suppl III), iii23-iii30.

Chapman S. Tough on drugs, weak on tobacco. Medical Journal of Australia. 2000. 172 (12), 612-614. 

Chapman S. Promoting smoking cessation in Australia.  Pharmacy. 2000. 4, 16.

Chapman S. "It is possible he is a kind of nut": how the tobacco industry quietly promoted Dr William Whitby.  Tobacco Control. 2003. 12, 4-6.

Chapman S. "Keep a low profile": pesticide residue, additives, and freon use in Australian tobacco manufacturing. Tobacco Control. 2003.12, 45-53.

Chapman S. "We are anxious to remain anonymous": the use of third party scientific and medical consultants by the Australian tobacco industry. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (Suppl. III), iii31-iii37.

Chapman S, Borland R, Lal A.  Has the ban on smoking in New South Wales restaurants worked?  A comparison of restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne.  Medical Journal of Australia. 2001. 174(10), 512-515.

Chapman S, Byrne F, Carter S. Australia is one of the darkest markets in the world": the global importance of Australian tobacco control. Tobacco Control 2003. 12, 1-3.

Chapman S, Carter S. "Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can": a history of tobacco industry efforts to avoid, delay and dilute health warnings on cigarettes. Tobacco Control.   2003. 12 (SupplII), iii13-iii22.

Chapman S Dominello A. A strategy for increasing news media coverage of tobacco and health in Australia. Health Promotion International. 2001.16 (2), 137-143.

Chapman S, Leask JA. Paid celebrity endorsement in health promotion: a case study from Australia. Health Promotion International. 2001. 16 (4), 333-338.

Chapman S, Penman A. "Can't stop the boy": Philip Morris' use of Healthy Buildings International to prevent workplace smoking bans in AustraliaTobacco Control. 2003.12,107-112.

Chapman S, Peters M, Carter S. "A Deep Fragrance of Academia": the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation.  Tobacco Control.  2003. 12, 38-44.

Chapman S, Wakefield M. Tobacco control advocacy in Australia: reflections on 30 years of progress. Health Education & Behaviour. 2001. 29 (3), 274-289.

Dijkstra A, Borland R. Residual outcome expectations and relapse in ex-smokers. Health Psychology. 2003. 22 (4), 340-346.

Dixon H, Hill D, Borland R, Paxton S. Public reaction to the portrayal of the tobacco industry in the film The InsiderTobacco Control. 2001. 10 (3), 285-291.

Donovan RJ, Boulter J, Borland R, Jalleh G, Carter O. Continuous tracking of the Australian National Tobacco Campaign: advertising effects on recall, recognition, cognitions, and behaviour. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (Suppl II), ii30-ii39.

Drope J, Chapman S. Tobacco industry efforts at discrediting the science of environmental tobacco smoke: a review of internal industry documents. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2001. 55 (8), 588-594.

Durrant R, Wakefield M, McLeod K, Clegg-Smith K, Chapman S. Tobacco in the news: an analysis of newspaper coverage of tobacco issues in Australia, 2001. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12(Supp II), ii75-ii81.

Farquharson, K. Influencing policy transnationally: Pro-and anti-tobacco global advocacy networks. The Australian Journal of Public Administration. 2003. 62(4), 80-92.

Fields N and Chapman S. Chasing Ernst Wynder: 40 years of Philip Morris efforts to influence a leading scientist. Journal of Epidemology and Community Health. 2003. 57 (8), 571-578.

Francey N, Chapman S.  "Operation Berkshire" - the international tobacco companies' conspiracy. British Medical Journal. 2000. 321, 371-374.

Frisby G, Bessell TL, Borland R and Anderson A.  Smoking cessation and the Internet: A qualitative method examining online consumer behaviour.  Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2002. 4(2), E8.

Hall JR, Buller DB, Ax B, Brown M, Woodall WG, Borland R, Frank C.  Challenges to producing and implementing the Consider This web-based smoking prevention and cessation program. Health Communication and Information Technology, Electronic Journal of Communication. 2001. 11(3-4),

Hammond D, McDonald PW, Fong GT, Borland R.  Do smokers know how to quit?  Knowledge and perceived effectiveness of cessation assistance as predictors of cessation behaviour.  Addiction. 2004. 99 (8), 1042-1048.

Hill D, White V, Scollo M.  Smoking behaviours of Australian adults in 1995: trends and concerns.  Medical Journal of Australia. 1998. 168, 209-213.

Hill L, Farquharson K, Borland R.  Blowing Smoke: Strategies smokers use to protect non-smokers from environmental tobacco smoke in the home.  Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2003. 14(3), 196-201.

Hurley SF, Scollo M, Younie S, English DR and Swanson MD.  The potential for tobacco control to reduce PBS costs for smoking-related cardiovascular disease. Medical Journal of Australia.   2004. 181(5), 252-255.

King, W, Borland, R.  The "low-tar" strategy and the changing construction of Australian cigarettes. Nicotine and Tobacco Research.   2004. 6(1): 85-94.

King W, Carter S, Borland R, Chapman S, Gray N. The Australian Tar Derby: the origins and fate of a low-tar harm reduction programme. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (sup III), iii61 iii70.

Lal A, Siahpush M, Scollo M. The economic impact of smoke-free legislation on sales turnover in restaurants and pubs in Tasmania. Tobacco Control. 2004. 13(4), 454-455.

Liberman J. Where to for tobacco regulation: time for new approaches? Drug and Alcohol Review. 2003.  22 (4), 461-469.

Liberman J. When evidence is destroyed before proceedings are commenced: Civil and criminal consequences. Australian Business Law Review. 2003. 31(5), 369-372.

Liberman J.  The shredding of BAT's defence: McCabe v British American Tobacco. Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(3), 271-274.

Liberman J, Cameron C. Destruction of documents before proceedings commence: What is a court to do? Melbourne University Law Review. 2003. 27(2), 273.

Liberman J, Clough J. Corporations that kill: The criminal liability of tobacco manufacturers. Criminal Law Journal. August 2002. 26(4): 1-14.

Liberman J, Loff B.  Australian court rules against Tobacco Company in lung-cancer case.  The Lancet. 2002. 356(9317), 1586. 

McGrady B. TRIPs and Trademarks: The Case of Tobacco. World Trade Review . 2004. 3(1), 53 - 82.

Oakes W, Chapman, S, Borland R, Balmford J, Trotter L.  "Bulletproof sceptics in life's jungle": which self-excepting beliefs about smoking most predict lack of progression toward quitting.  Preventive Medicine. 2004. 39(4), 776-782.

Schofield P, Ball D, Smith JG, Borland R, Bishop J, O'Brien P, Davis S, Olver I, Walker Q, Ryan G, Joseph D.  Optimism and survival in lung carcinoma patients.  Cancer. 2004. 100(6), 1276-1282.

Schofield PE, Pattison PE, Hill D, Borland R. Youth culture and smoking: Integrating social group processes and individual cognitive processes in a model of health-related behaviours.  Journal of Health Psychology. 2003. 8(3), 291-306.

Schofield PE, Pattison PE, Hill DJ, Borland R.  The influence of group identification on the adoption of peer group smoking norms.  Psychology and Health.  2001. 16, 1-16.

Scollo M, Lal A, Hyland A, Glantz S.  Review of the quality of studies on the economic effects of smoke-free policies on the hospitality industry, Tobacco Control. 2003. 12, 13-20.

Scollo M, Younie S, Wakefield M, Freeman J, Icasiano F. Impact of tobacco tax reforms on tobacco prices and tobacco use in Australia.  Tobacco Control.   2003. 12(Suppl II), ii59-ii66.

Segan CJ, Borland R, Greenwood K.  Do Transtheoretical Model measures predict the transition from preparation to action in smoking cessation?  Psychology and Health. 2002. 17, 417-435.

Shiell A, Chapman S. The inertia of self-regulation: a game-theoretic approach to reducing passive smoking in restaurants. Social Science and Medicine. 2000. 51(7), 1111-9. 

Siahpush, M.  Smoking and social inequality.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2004. 28(3), 297.

Siahpush, M. Why is lone-motherhood so strongly associated with smoking in Australia? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2004. 28(1), 37-43. 

Siahpush M. Socioeconomic status and tobacco expenditure among Australian households: Results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2003. 57(10),  798-801.

Siahpush M, Borland R. Sociodemographic variations in smoking status among Australians aged ³18: multivariate results from the 1995 National Health Survey.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2001. 25(5), 438-442.

Siahpush M, Borland R, Scollo M.  Is household smoking status associated with expenditure on food at restaurants, alcohol, gambling and insurance?  Results from the 1998-99 Household Expenditure Survey, Australia.  Tobacco Control. 2004. 13(4), 409-414.

Siahpush M, Borland R, Scollo M.  Smoking and financial stress.  Tobacco Control. 2003. 12,  60-66.

Siahpush M, Borland R, Scollo M.  Prevalence and socio-economic correlates of smoking among lone mothers in Australia.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2002. 26(2), 132-135.

Siahpush M, Borland R, Scollo M. Factors associated with cessation in a national sample of Australians Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2002. 5(4), 597-602.

Siahpush M, Scollo M.  Public support for smoking bans in public places in Australia: trends and sociodemographic variations.  Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2002. 13(3), 237-241.

Siahpush M, Singh GK. A multivariate analysis of the association between social class of orgin and current social class with self-rated health and psychological health among 16-year-old Australians.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine. 2000. 30(6), 653-659. 

Singh GK, Siahpush M.  Ethnic-immigration differential in health behaviors, morbidity, and cause-specific mortality in the United States: an analysis of two national databases.  Human Biology. 2002. 74(1), 83-109.

Strasser K, Moeller-Saxone K, Meadows G, Hocking B, Stanton J, Kee P.  Smoking cessation in schizophrenia.  General practice guidelines.  Australian Family Physician.   2002. 31(1), 21-24.

Trotter L, Chapman S. "Conclusions about exposure to ETS and health that will be unhelpful to us": How the tobacco industry attempted to delay and discredit the 1997 Australian National Health and Medical Research Council report on passive smoking. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12 (Suppl. III), iii102-iii106.

Trotter L, Wakefield M, Borland R.  Socially cued smoking in bars, nightclubs, and gaming venues: a case for introducing smoke-free policies. Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(4), 300-304.

Wakefield M, Siahpush M, Scollo, M, Lal A, Hyland A, McCaul K, & Miller, C. The effect of a smoke-free law on restaurant business in South Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2002. 26(4), 375-382.

Wakefield M, Borland R. Saved by the bell: the role of telephone helpline services in the context of mass-media anti-smoking campaigns. Tobacco Control. 2000. 9(2), 117-119.

White V, Hill D, Siahpush M, Bobevski I. How has the prevalence of cigarette smoking among Australian adults changed? Trends in smoking prevalence between 1980 and 2001. Tobacco Control. 2003. 12(Suppl II), ii67-ii74.

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Commentaries, editorials and substantial reviews

Borland R.  Consider the whole before lobbying for parts. Invited commentary. Addiction.   2002. 97(8), 958-969.

Borland R.  Review of "Health effects of interaction between tobacco use and exposure to other agents". Cancer Forum.  2001. 25, 136-137.

Chapman S, Scollo M, Doran C, Sanson-Fisher R.  Tobacco taxes are no insurance against litigation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.   2000. 24(1), 103.

Ellerman DA, Borland R.  Regulating tobacco products.  Cancer Forum.   2004. 28, 271-273. 

King W.  Is there a safer cigarette?  Cancer Forum.   2004. 28(2), 82-84.

Liberman J.   Litigation and its Current Role in Tobacco Regulation in Australia. NSW Public Health Bulletin.   2004. 15(5-6), 102.

Liberman J.  The Tobacco Industry and the Law:  Litigation and Legal Responsibility.  Cancer Forum.   2004.  28(2), 80-82.

Liberman J, Borland R.  Australia: lawyers ponder tobacco firms' criminal liability. Tobacco Control.   2001. 10(3), 204a.

Scollo M.  Recreational nicotine: Uncertain benefits and several major risks. Tobacco Control.   2000. 9(2), 240-241.

Scollo M, Sweanor D.  World's best practice in tobacco control. Tobacco Control.   2000. 9(2), 228-236.

Shantenstein S, Chapman S.  The banality of tobacco deaths. Tobacco Control.   2002. 11(1), 1-2.

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Journal letters, book reviews and other publications in tobacco control

Chapman S.  We agree that our brands cause lung cancer in smokers. Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(3), 172.

Chapman S.  The Circumlocution Hall of Fame: and the winner is...Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(3), 174.

King W, Borland R, Christie M. Way-out developments at BATCO Tobacco Control. 2003. 12, 105-107.

Lal A, Scollo M.  Big Mac index of cigarette affordability.  Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(3), 280-282.

Liberman J.  The shredding of BAT's defence: McCabe v British American Tobacco Australia.  Tobacco Control. 2002. 11(3), 271-274. 

Lal A, Siahpush M, Scollo M. The economic impact of smoke-free legislation on sales turnover in restaurants and pubs in Tasmania. Tobacco Control. 2004. 13(4), 454-455.

Lal A, Siahpush M, Scollo M. The economic impact of smoke-free policies on sales in restaurants and cafes in Victoria. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.   2003. 27(5), 557-558.

Scollo M. Book: Denial & Delay: The Political History of Smoking and Health 1951-1964, Scientists, Government and Industry as seen in the papers at the Public Records Office. British Medical Journal.   2000. 321, 389a.

Siahpush M.  Prevalence of smoking in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2003. 27(5), 556.

Siahpush M, Pope J. Social Epidemiology. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health . 2000. 24(6), 644. (Book review)

Siahpush M, Scollo M.  Trends in public support for smoking bans in public places in Australia.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2001. 25(5), 473.

White V, Scollo M.  How many children take up smoking each year in Australia? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health . 2003. 27(3), 359-360.

White V, Scollo M. What are underage smokers worth to Australian tobacco companies? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health . 2003. 27(3), 360-361.


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Book chapters

Borland R, Balmford J.  Advocacy, Activism and Awareness raising:  Encouraging a reluctant community to reduce dependence on tobacco.  In Keleher H, Murphy B (Eds). Understanding health:  A determinants approach.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004: 215-224.

Borland R, Davey C.  Impact of smoke-free bans and restrictions.  In: Boyle P, Gray N, Henningfield J, Seffrin J, Zatonski W (Eds). Tobacco - science, policy and public health. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2004: 708-732.

Buller D, Woodall WG, Hall J, Borland R, Ax B, Brown M & Hines JM.  A web-based smoking cessation and prevention program for children aged 12 to 15. In: Rice R, Atkin C (Eds), Public Communications Campaigns (3rd edition), Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications 2001: 357-372.

Carter R, Scollo M.  Economic evaluation of the National Tobacco Campaign.  In Hassard K (Ed).  Australia's National Tobacco Campaign, Evaluation Report Volume Two. Canberra : Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care:  2000.

Hill D, Borland R, Carroll, Donovan R, Taylor J.  Perspectives on the Australian National Tobacco Campaign.  In Hassard K (Ed).  Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: Evaluation Report Volume Two. Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care: 2000. 

Letcher T, Cameron M, Trotter L, Inglis G, Potter R, Lal A, Farquharson, K, Wakefield, M. Adaptation to mandated restrictions on smoking in dining areas: results of an Internet survey. In: Letcher T, Trotter L (Eds.). Victorian Tobacco Control Studies: Quit Evaluation Studies Volume No. 11. Melbourne: Victorian Smoking and Health Program: 2003.

Scollo M, Freeman J, Icasiano F, Wakefield M. Early evidence of the impact of recent reforms to tobacco taxes on tobacco prices and tobacco use in Australia. In: Research & Evaluation Committee (Ed). Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: Evaluation Report Volume Three. Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing: 2004.

Scollo M, Owen T, Boulter J.  Price discounting of cigarettes during the National Tobacco Campaign.  In Hassard K (Ed). Australia's National Tobacco Campaign, Evaluation Report Volume Two . Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care: 2000.

Siahpush M, Borland R. Trends in sociodemographic variations in smoking prevalence, 1997-2000. In: Research & Evaluation Committee (Ed). Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: Evaluation Report Volume Three. Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing: October 2004.

Younie S, Scollo M, Hill D, Borland R.  Preventing tobacco use and harm:  What is evidence-based policy?  In Stockwell T, Gruenewals PJ, Toumbourou, JW, Loxley, W. (Eds). Preventing Harmful Substance Abuse: The evidence for policy and practice. Chichester: Wiley: 2005.


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Major reports

Allen M, Driskell S, Fieldsend A, Liberman J, Price L.  Tobacco and Alcohol in the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement: Impacts on Population Health. 2005.

Borland R.  Understanding relapse in smoking cessation - when and where it happens. In: Relapse and other realities. An update on smoking cessation rates in Australia.  Sydney: SmithKline Beecham, 2000.

Borland R, Pigott R, Rintoul D, Shore S, Young S.  Barriers to Access of Smoking Cessation Programs, Nicotine Replacement Therapy and other Pharmacotherapies for the General Australian Population and At Risk Population Groups. Final Report to Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.  Volume 1: Final Report - February 2002.

Borland R, Pigott R, Rintoul D, Shore S, Young S.  Barriers to Access of Smoking Cessation Programs, Nicotine Replacement Therapy and other Pharmacotherapies for the General Australian Population and At Risk Population Groups.  Final Report to Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.  Volume 2: Appendices to Final Report - February 2002.

Borland R, Pigott R, Rintoul D, Shore S, Young S.  Barriers to Access of Smoking Cessation Programs, Nicotine Replacement Therapy and other Pharmacotherapies for the General Australian Population and At Risk Population Groups.  Final Literature Review to Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing - February 2002.

Borland R, Scollo M, Farquarson K. Towards a framework for effective tobacco product regulation.  Report to Scientific Advisory Committee on Tobacco Product Regulation (SACtob) or WHO, March 2002.

Carter R. Priority Setting in Health:  Processes and Mechanisms. Expert Paper commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat (London) for the Thirteenth Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting (13 CHMM) New Zealand, 26-29 November 2001.

Carter S, Borland R, Chapman S.  Finding the strength to kill your best friend.  Smokers talk about smoking and quitting. Report to Smoking Cessation Consortium 2001.

Chapman S, Borland R.  Relapse and other realities: An update on smoking cessation rates in Australia Sydney: SmithKline Beecham, 2000.  This report was commissioned by SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare and published to coincide with World No Tobacco Day, May 2000.

Kenyon, A T, Liberman J, "Controlling Cross-Border Tobacco: Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship - Implementing the FCTC" (August 2006). University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 161 .

Scollo M. Towards a Prep to Year 12 Tobacco Use Prevention Education Strategy for Victoria: Assessment of literature, current international tobacco control practice and Victorian education policy and practice environment.  A Report to the Victorian Department of Education, Employment and Training, November 2000.

Scollo M, Borland R. Taxation reform as a component of tobacco control policy in Australia.  WHO, Dec 2002.

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control. Tobacco Control: A Blue Chip Investment in Public Health - Overview document . The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne 2003.

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Tobacco Control: A Blue Chip Investment in Public Health, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne 2003. (NB: This document has been divided into sections for faster download). Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, Section 5, Section 6, Section 7 and Section 8.

VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control. Environmental Tobacco Smoke in Australia: What is being done and what could be done to reduce exposures. A report to Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care, May 2001.


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Updated: 01 Jul, 2013