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[Australia] Butts out: smoking banned on University of NSW campuses

Imitators of the French existential philosopher Albert Camus - rarely seen without a Gauloises cigarette dangling from his lip - could face a $550 fine for lighting up. Young admirers of Treasurer Joe Hockey's recently exposed habit will have to ruminat
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 30, 2014 04:31
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[Australia] Be healthier, wealthier by quitting cigarettes

Mr Anderson uses a phone application, My Quit Buddy, to help keep track of how long it has been since his last cigarette, the money he has saved and the amount of tar that hasn't entered his body since he gave up. Mr Anderson has saved $1380 and avoided
The Advocate (au)
added May 26, 2014 11:15
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[Australia, New Zealand] Hypocrisy in nation’s leadership on tobacco control

Mana Party Leader and MP Hone Harawira is looking forward to meeting with Australian Tobacco Control experts Jonathan Liberman and Kylie Lindorff tomorrow before they give their oral submission on the Smokefree Environments (Tobacco Plain packaging) Amend
MANA | Movement of the People (nz)
added May 13, 2014 16:26
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KPMG report on illicit trade in Australia (April 2014) (PDF)

Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 5, 2014 08:16
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Philip Morris International Comments on Decision in Claim Against Australia’s Plain Packaging Law

“Today, the Tribunal decided it would be efficient to hear some of Australia’s objections to the Tribunal’s jurisdiction before moving to the core issues in the case. We respect the Tribunal's view on which is the most efficient way to proceed. We are ea
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 30, 2014 12:00
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Availability of illicit tobacco in small retail outlets before and after the implementation of Australian plain packaging legislation

Overall, packs judged likely to be illicit were sold in response to requests for cheapest available packs on fewer than one percent of occasions. Offers to sell unbranded tobacco were rare. No change in availability of illicit tobacco was observed followi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2014 11:19
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Availability of illicit tobacco in small retail outlets before and after the implementation of Australian plain packaging legislation

Overall, packs judged likely to be illicit were sold in response to requests for cheapest available packs on fewer than one percent of occasions. Offers to sell unbranded tobacco were rare. No change in availability of illicit tobacco was observed followi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2014 12:00
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[Australia] Smoking linked to higher risk of heart disease in teen girls

Teenage girls who smoke or take the oral contraceptive pill are at greater risk of heart disease than boys who smoke, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia. Their study, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, found higher l
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 9, 2014 07:16
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[Australia and Oceania] Smoking ceremony launches Australia Day / Tight squeeze as NSW celebrates Australia

An indigenous smoking ceremony has launched Australia Day celebrations on and around Sydney Harbour.
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:59
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[Australia, UK] Big tobacco could unduly influence trade negotiations, Julia Gillard says

Negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) need to be on the lookout for the “stealthy” influence of big tobacco, former prime minister Julia Gillard has warned. Writing for Guardian Australia on Monday, Gillard warned that tobacco-related aspec
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 23, 2013 11:53
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