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New Zealand Follows Australia on Tobacco Plain Packs

New Zealand’s government will bring in the legislation to cut the appeal of smoking, although it will delay implementation until legal disputes faced by Australia are resolved, Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said in a statement today.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 19, 2013 12:02

[Australia] Smoking ban ignites "Nanny State" debate

IPSWICH'S smoking ban has been described as a step towards a "nanny state" by civil libertarians, a claim dismissed by Mayor Paul Pisasale.
Queensland Times (au)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:34

Campaigners hope UK will follow Australia’s lead on plain packaging for cigarettes ($$)

Campaigners and public health specialists believe that New Zealand will be next to emulate Australia, and hope that Britain, Thailand, Panama, and Uruguay …
British Medical Journal
added Feb 14, 2013 09:46

[Australia] 'I knew it was wrong': Chrissie Swan admits to smoking while pregnant

An emotional Chrissie Swan has broken down and tearfully confessed on Melbourne radio this morning to her ''shameful secret'' of being caught smoking by paparazzi during her third pregnancy, forcing her to come clean to her family and husband that she fa
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 6, 2013 20:44

[Australia] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free should not mean an outright ban

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
The Age (au)
added Feb 3, 2013 03:03

[Australia] Smoke-free public events

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)
Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services (au)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:59

[Australia] Illegal tobacco haul down as demand drops

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.
Myall Coast Nota (au)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:35

[Australia] Anti-smoking apps downloaded more than 60000 times

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
APNnews (in)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:51

Australia. Criminal's cigarette concealment goes up in smoke

Customs and Border Protection has seized more than 10 million cigarettes, illegally imported into Australia.
BYMNews (gb)
added Dec 3, 2012 11:51

Cigarette plain packaging laws come into force in Australia

Smoking warnings and diseased body parts emblazoned on dull green boxes that are the same for all tobacco brands
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2012 12:27
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