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[Australia] Comment sought on smoke-free trial

The Baw Baw Shire Council is calling for feedback on its smoke-free outdoor areas trial.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 16, 2012 12:41
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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[Australia] Hunter prison officials hoping smoking ban will curb violence

Hunter prison officials are confident a smoking ban coming into force next week may see violence levels fall in the state's jails. From Monday, smoking will be outlawed at all correctional facilities across New South Wales, impacting inmates and employe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:03
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[Australia] Cops smash massive illicit tobacco ring that was 'used to fund drug purchases'

THE biggest organised illicit tobacco importation syndicate in Australia's history has been busted, police revealed. Trident Taskforce charged 10 people and seized 71 tonnes of tobacco and 80 million cigarettes stashed in 16 shipping containers that came
The Australian (au)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:13
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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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[Australia, Europe, Malta] The great debate: cigarette packaging

Charles Saliba, general manager, British American Tobacco Ltd, on the court’s decision and if this would lead to similar tough measures implemented by the EU. Dr Ray Busuttil and Anne Buttigieg also share their views.
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:02
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[China] EDITORIAL: Australia's plain tobacco packaging

The tactics needed to fight the battle against tobacco are known, but it is strong political leadership in implementation that will ultimately achieve the goal.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:58
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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[Australia] Caution over safety urged on approval of e-cigarettes

PUBLIC health experts have urged the Tasmanian Liberals to ensure that national safety authorities determine the safety of e-cigarettes. The Southern Young Liberals’ motion calls on the State Government to remove any impediment to e-cigarette sales. The
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:19
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[Australia] A politician's guide to public cigar smoking

Here were two well-heeled politicians insouciantly smoking away when only a few months back Mr Hockey had confirmed his government's intention to soak smokers with a $5 billion rise in tobacco tax over the next four years.
Daily Life (Pyrmont NSW) (au)
added May 12, 2014 12:46
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