Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,243 headlines found
the radical proposal to ban smoking in all public spaces in the City of Melbourne, put forward this week by newly elected councillor Richard Foster, is essentially unworkable and unenforceable
Feb 1, 2013 The Age (au)
added Feb 3, 2013 03:03
Selected markets, food and wine and music festivals are to be smoke-free or have designated areas for smoking. Events to which this will apply as of 2 January 2013 are: * Australia Day on the Beach (Kingston) * Australia Day Breakfast (Bellerive)
Jan 31, 2013 Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services (au)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:59
Despite last year's hefty haul, it was a 32 per cent drop on the amount seized in 2011. Customs and Border Protection said increases in penalties, fines and jail time as well as several arrests in 2011 and 2012 had contributed to the fall.
Jan 13, 2013 Myall Coast Nota (au)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:35
The apps, called Quit Now: My Quit Buddy and Quit for You, Quit for Two, were just some of the tools in the Federal Government's fight against tobacco. Health Minister Tanya Plibersek said on Thursday another round of anti-smoking advertisements would a
Jan 3, 2013 APNnews (in)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:51
Customs and Border Protection has seized more than 10 million cigarettes, illegally imported into Australia.
Dec 3, 2012 BYMNews (gb)
added Dec 3, 2012 11:51
Smoking warnings and diseased body parts emblazoned on dull green boxes that are the same for all tobacco brands
Dec 1, 2012 The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:27
WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act: Updated statement by WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan 28 November 2012
With Australia’s victory, public health enters a brave new world of tobacco control. Plain packaging is a highly effective way to counter industry’s ruthless marketing tactics. It is also fully in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Nov 28, 2012 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2012 14:16
Giant cigarette producer British American Tobacco got a stern reproach from the Health Ministry for issuing products that were not fully compliant with Australia's strict plain packaging laws, which started gradual implementation in October 2012.
Nov 29, 2012 International Business Times (au)
added Nov 29, 2012 13:45
Australia blocked a request Monday for the creation of a World Trade Organization panel to examine Honduras' claims that Australia's plain packaging requirements for tobacco products give trademark holders short shrift and conflict with Australia's oblig
Nov 20, 2012 Law360
added Nov 20, 2012 22:03
West Australian doctors are calling for stricter policing of no-smoking areas outside hospitals, with many patients continuing to smoke on hospital grounds.
Nov 7, 2012 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:30