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Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania 61 headlines found


[Australia and Oceania] Australia Services Union seeks extra smoking breaks for tax office staff

TAX office public servants want Australians to pay their income protection in case they get cancer – at the same time they’ve asked for more smoking breaks. The request, on top of calls for a top-up to their 15.4 per cent super and mandated 15-minute tea
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 2, 2014 20:24

[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Tobacco plant joins fight against cancer

They have found a molecule in the flower of the plant that targets cancer cells and rips them open, according to an article in the journal eLife. 'There is some irony,' lead researcher Dr Mark Hulett says. 'But this is a welcome discovery, whatever the
Sky News (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:59

[Australia and Oceania] Philip Morris ends Australia cigarette production

said it would stop producing cigarettes in Australia by the end of this year, in the latest blow to a manufacturing sector already reeling from a stubbornly high Australian dollar and the withdrawal of major automakers. Philip Morris said the decision br
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 2, 2014 08:58

[Australia, Australia and Oceania] Aussies drink, smoke less but fret more

A major research project has found Australians have cut down on smoking and drinking, but they've gained weight and become more anxious. A survey by Roy Morgan Research of 50-thousand Australians a year over five years has found one-point-one million fe
Sky News (au)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:33

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04

[Australia and Oceania] E-cigarettes the new front in the smoking war for big tobacco companies targeting Australian smokers

Big tobacco companies are preparing to fight on a new front in the smoking wars with their massive push to promote electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in Australia.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:28

[Australia, Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Where there is smoke ... -

The biennial Smokefree Oceania conference is in Auckland this week. Health reporter Martin Johnston looks at research and policy highlights from the meeting, attended by more than 400 international delegates.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 22, 2013 13:39

[Australia and Oceania] More tax hikes to curb Pacific smoking

More Pacific Island countries are making moves to increase taxes on tobacco in a bid to reduce the high incidence of smoking - and related deaths - in the region. The Pacific Tobacco Taxation Project has been in the works for the past three years, tryin
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:02

[Australia and Oceania] Growth In Tobacco Shipments To Australia Reflects Minimal Impact Of The Plain Packaging Law

recent data reveals that tobacco shipments to Australian retailers actually grew marginally last year, reversing a declining trend seen over the previous four years. While it does not necessarily imply that the actual consumption of tobacco products grew
added Mar 26, 2014 12:53

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Public Consultation - Draft Smokefree Outdoor Areas Policy

The Palmerston North City Council has developed a draft Smokefree Outdoor Areas Policy to encourage fewer people to smoke in public places and wants to know what you think.
Palmerston North City Council (nz)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:00
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