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[Australia] Bush tobacco culture revealed by Western Desert Aborigines ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:15

[Australia] Tobacco bans in prisons paying off

the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found they have led to a decline in smoking rates. Almost three quarters of prisoners who enter prison are smokers.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:02

Godfather of Australian music Michael Chugg lights up a CIGARETTE on the ARIA Awards red carpet but astonishingly nobody says a word

The 68-year-old smoked as he assessed the arrivals and while it appeared he was approached by an organiser, astonishingly, he wasn't asked to leave or put it out
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:02

[Australia] ‘Sand ambassadors’ deployed to catch thousands of smokers on Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama beaches this summer

but it’s unlikely anyone will actually be fined. Waverley Council has not fined one smoker since implementing a ban at Bronte and Tamarama in 2009 or banning smoking at Bondi in 2004. On Monday the Wentworth Courier photographed at least seven people li
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:24

[Australia] Sydney landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour

Lynette Laming moved into the Potts Point apartment with her 13-year-old daughter last December and within weeks had raised the issue of "very strong smell of toxic cigarette smoke permeating the apartment".
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:10

[Australia, Australia and Oceania] VIDEOS: Oceania Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56

Changes in use of types of tobacco products by pack sizes and price segments, prices paid and consumption following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Introduction of PP was associated with an increase in use of value brands, likely due to increased numbers available and smaller increases in prices for value relative to premium brands. Reported consumption declined following the December 2013 tax incre
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 14:59

[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49

[Australia] 'Smokers are Labor voters': Labor Senator hits out at Bill Shorten's tobacco plan

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has rejected suggestions the ALP's new tobacco excise policy is "anti-people" after a West Australian Labor Senator took him to task over the plan. After waking up to his worst ever polling results, Mr Shorten might have
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:10

[Australia] WOLFF: Smokers are an easy target. That doesn't make taxing them good policy

Labor’s excise increase is accompanied by a weird communications plan. It’s about tax revenue, but it’s also about health and it’s especially about how bad Malcolm Turnbull is. Nor is their messaging consistent with Labor’s view of other sin taxes like g
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:07
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