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Australian state bans e-cigarettes from public places

The Australian state of Queensland is set to outlaw e-cigarette use in public places and will impose the same restrictions as those on regular cigarettes including a ban on sales to children or advertising.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:20
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[Australia] ACON campaign to reduce smoking amongst lesbian women

The NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced ACON will receive funding from the NSW Cancer Institute for a new project aimed at reducing the high rates of smoking among lesbians and same sex attracted women (SSAW).
Gay News Network (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:44
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[Australia] Black market in tobacco booming in the streets of Sydney, with cheap Asian imports flooding the streets

Associate Professor of Law Mark Lauchs has researched the tobacco smuggling trade in depth. The Queensland University of Technology professor said areas such as southwest Sydney, with large migrant populations and lower than average incomes, were prime
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 07:01
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[Australia, UK, New York] THOMAS: The unintended consequences of plain cigarette packaging

the expansion of plain packaging to other politically unpopular industries will play out in the political process. Already, candy manufacturers like Mars have begun to fight in anticipation of plain packaging regulations targeting their products. This wil
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 9, 2014 14:57
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[Australia] E-cigarettes to face same bans as tobacco in Queensland

Use in public areas to be outlawed and sale will be prohibited to children under amendments to law to take effect in new year
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 9, 2014 05:18
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[Australia, UK] Plain cigarette packs could deliver £40 million boost

Public Health England announced compelling new estimates on the financial impact of plain packaging based on evidence from Australia where packs are now dominated by health warning and graphic images of the harm smoking can have. It has seen a 15% decli
Western Morning News (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:46
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[Australia] AACS Questions Claims Made Over Impact Of Plain Packaging On Retail

The Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has questioned the findings of a study by Cancer Council Australia, which suggested that the business of small retailers has been unaffected by the switch to plain packaging for tobacco products.
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine (ie)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:21
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[Australia] FITZSIMONS: Smoke up, eat up, pay up

that would be fine if most people don't also look to Nanna to provide treatment in public hospitals when they get lung cancer. Doesn't it make sense that if you're going to engage in an activity like smoking, you start paying Nanna for the inevitable tax
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 6, 2014 12:42
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: One hundred and fifty ways the nanny state is good for us

But scratch the surface and you’ll discover nanny state critics are frequently backed by powerful vested interests, like the tobacco industry arguing against plain packaging on cigarettes, or the secretive PR outfit know as the Institute of Public Affairs
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:44
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[Australia] VIDEO: How a new film looks to change the tobacco story of Arnhem Land

Ngarali: the tobacco story of Arnhem Land is a documentary produced to address the high rates of smoking (around 70 per cent) amongst the Yolgnu people of East Arnhem Land.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:41
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