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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] Anti-smoking groups seek Aussie pack logos

Anti-smoking groups are urging Ottawa to follow Australia's lead in barring tobacco companies from displaying their logos on cigarette packs.
PostMedia News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 02:41
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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] 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] 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] 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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[Australia] Tourism industry supports proposed extra restrictions

TOURISM operators have supported the State Government's proposal to introduce "smoke-free zones" on the Sunshine Coast. Under a plan being considered by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg, smoking would be banned in parks, tourism areas and pedestrian
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 30, 2013 00:44
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[Australia] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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[Australia] WILLIAMS: Ban on smoking lighting the way

IN what's believed to be the first for a Queensland Surf Life Saving Club, Mooloolaba will ban smoking before the year's out. ... We ran a poll on the Daily's website asking if all surf clubs should follow suit and the majority, 62%, said yes.
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:17
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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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