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What would Australia do without smokers? How cigarettes pay almost 20% of the nation's health bill - and they'll pick up MORE as packs head to $40

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:17
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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[Australia] Smokin'! Busty model Belle Lucia flaunts her ample assets as she poses next to Justin Bieber's 'ex' Sahara Ray... as the latter is spotted puffing on a cigarette in a back alley

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 01:58
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[Australia] Vaping to be banned indoors ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:19
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[Australia] VIDEO: For the next year, TV, newspapers, and the web will run massive ads from tobacco companies admitting that their products kill people, that they were engineered to be addictive, and that they covered this up

Antismoking groups abroad are paying to run these ads elsewhere; for example, the Cancer Council Western Australia is replicating the ads in Australian media. One ad reads "Smoking is highly addictive. Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco," the ad
Boing Boing
added Nov 26, 2017 23:18
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia to learn from Australia on tobacco control

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam congratulated the country for significantly reducing smoking among its citizens. “The prevalence of smoking in Australia is only 11 per cent against Malaysia’s 23 per cent. We are very excited to see how Austr
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:40
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[Australia] Ban smoking for under-21s: Andrew Forrest

Western Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing to launch legal action against tobacco firms as part of a campaign to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Mr Forrest will seek billions in compensation for the damage caused by smo
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:56
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Australia] Box Hill heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann dies four weeks after alleged one-punch assault

The respected surgeon was heading home after work when he became involved in an altercation with a man. It is understood he was concerned about people smoking near the hospital entrance when the alleged assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:13
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