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[Australia] VIDEO: Time to terminate that habit? Arnold Schwarzenegger puffs on a cigar as he travels to a real estate conference in Brisbane with girlfriend Heather Milligan

He might be a fitness fanatic but he also has a certain fondness for cigars. And on Tuesday, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't hold back as he casually puffed away in the company of his girlfriend Heather Milligan.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 13:09
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Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
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[Dominican Republic] UPDATE 2-Australia hit with 3rd WTO complaint on tobacco law

The Dominican Republic filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization about Australia's tobacco packaging laws on Wednesday, becoming the third country to challenge regulations strongly opposed by big cigarette manufacturers.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2012 07:05
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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[Australia] Prisons illegally selling cigarettes to inmates

WA prisons have been illegally selling cigarettes to inmates for five years because the State Solicitor's Office advised that it was lawful.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:16
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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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[Australia] LETTER: Ban on tobacco sales will create a black market

It is ridiculous to claim smoking will therefore “be phased out in six years’ time” as Ms Johnstone asserts. What is more likely is that Tasmania will continue to deal with the myriad health concerns of nicotine addiction, plus a fledgling, dangerously
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:49
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[Australia] AUDIO: Fears of violence and unrest in prisons as cigarette ban begins in NSW

Prisoner advocates have urged inmates to go on strike inside the state's prisons and refuse to undertake their usual prison labour duties. Others are warning it's going to lead to serious violence and even deaths.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[Australia] Tobacco stash found in prison ahead of ban

An officer uncovered 64 packets of tobacco, 90 packets of cigarette papers, and 40 boxes of matches hidden in a wall at the Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre near Windsor. The items were likely purchased legally but their black market
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:39
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