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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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UPDATE 1-Indonesia brings fifth WTO challenge to Australia tobacco laws

Indonesia launched a complaint against Australia's stringent tobacco packaging laws on Friday, becoming the fifth country to raise the restrictions at the World Trade Organization.
Reuters
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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[Australia] New zones for E-smokers at show ($$)

E-cigarette smokers will be forced at this year’s Adelaide Show to “smoke” in nine designated areas already quarantined for regular smokers.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 15, 2015 13:12
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An analysis of smoking prevalence in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The key findings are as follows: • Over the timeframe of the analysis, the data does not demonstrate that there has been a change in smoking prevalence following the introduction of plain packaging and larger health warnings despite an increase in the no
London Economics (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 23:35
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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] Plain cigarette packs whack

SUPERMARKETS will have three months to clear their stocks of branded cigarette packs or face penalties of up to $1.1 million in the new plain packaging rules.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:35
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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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BILES: Banning smoking in Australian prisons has become a nationwide issue

The overall aim of prison smoking bans is to create a more healthy environment for both staff and prisoners, particularly those who are not smokers...Furthermore, many prisoners who have quit in prison admit after the event that their lives and their hea
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:03
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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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