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[Australia] McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer: A WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub website provides a public resource on legal issues relevant to defending measures implementing the Convention from legal challenge, both domestically and under international trade and investment law.
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:04
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[Australia] Hard to miss: Elisabeth Moss enjoys a break from filming TV drama Top Of The Lake and puffs away on a cigarette wearing a bright pink jumper and white lace dress

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 19:27
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Australian watchdog files suit against e-cigarette retailers

Australia's consumer watchdog has launched a lawsuit in the Federal Court against two e-cigarette retailers, saying the companies misled consumers with claims that their products are not carcinogenic. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sa
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2016 14:39
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[Australia] Man is kicked off a P&O cruise after flicking a cigarette butt off the side 'without thinking' - leaving his wife on board alone after they had saved up for their dream trip for a year

The couple, based in Perth in Western Australia, had saved up for the holiday for a year but it was ruined from the moment Mr O'Keefe let the cigarette butt go over-board... Mr O'Keefe's daughter Courtney took to P&O's Facebook page to complain about th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:29
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[Australia] Pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies SMALL because they're ‘scared of giving birth’

Research has found Australian teens have seen warnings on packs of cigarettes they can reduce birth weight of babies, and flaunting other health risks to themselves or their unborn children, The Daily Telegraph reported. The discovery was made during a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2016 16:11
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[Australia] Smokers develop resilience to anti-cigarette policies and ads, study says

"Blokes ... were very comfortable with ones relating to pregnancy so they felt that didn't effect them. There were lots of strategies." Ms Dennis also said there was a misconception that if smokers' were given information on the health dangers, they wo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 2, 2016 16:02
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[Australia] How are tobacco smokers using e-cigarettes? Patterns of use, reasons for use and places of purchase in New South Wales [FREE FULL TEXT]

some are using e-cigarettes in attempts to reduce tobacco-related harm. Physicians and public health campaigners should inform smokers about the risks associated with dual e-cigarette and tobacco use, advise interested quitters that e-cigarettes are curre
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 16, 2016 00:19
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[Australia] The most expensive cigarettes in the world: Aussies will have to pay £23 for a pack of 25 after huge tax hike

prices will soar past $40 a packet by 2020 under planned tax changes which will see tobacco excise hiked by 12.5 per cent each year for the next four years. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announced he would lift the tobacco excise by 12.5 per cent a yea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:01
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[Australia] PASSANT: A Budget of smokers and mirrors

It is not often I agree with Tony Abbott. This tobacco excise increase is a tax on workers, the class that overwhelmingly and disproportionately smokes. Tobacco is an easy target because the excise increase can be wrapped in moralistic claptrap about cut
Independent Australia (au)
added May 4, 2016 04:25
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[Australia] Tobacco tax increase will cut smoking rates, say public health experts

Public health advocates say the latest tax hike on cigarettes will cut smoking rates further from the already steep falls in recent years, and could even lead to Australia becoming practically smoke-free. The number of smokers in Australia has dwindled
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 3, 2016 16:33
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