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[Australia] Fact check: Is Labor's increased tobacco excise a 'workers tax'?

The verdict Mr Abbott's claim is spin. Mr Abbott used broad language, requiring Fact Check to make a number of assumptions. A "worker" is taken to be someone in a non-managerial job, with an income less than $70,000 a year.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 16:27

[Australia] Song developed to help you quit smoking

As Queensland prepares for the toughest anti-smoking laws come September, one boffin is helping young women quit the unhealthy habit. QUT psychology researcher Kristi Greig is skipping the ugly packets, scare tactics, patches, lozenges and inhalers, and
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:27

Australia plain pack review questioned by JTI

“The report fails to properly take into account that smoking rates had been steadily declining for years, long before the introduction of this branding ban, and that the measure hasn’t accelerated this decline”, said Michiel Reerink, JTI’s regulatory stra
Packaging News (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:42

[Australia] E-cigarette users petition parliamentary committee over possible regulations of vaporisers

MORE than 100 electronic cigarette users have petitioned a parliamentary committee not to regulate the vaporisers in the same restrictive way as tobacco products... The forms were distributed to stores which sell the vaporisers and then sent to state Pa
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38

[Australia] SUBLET: When smoke gets in your eyes, and ears, and carport, and bedroom ...

We're feeling the inner-city pressure. Our neighbours smoke. All. The. Time. It's been four years since we could eat a meal outside. Our children have to stop playing and come in when the neighbours light up, which seems to be every five minutes. If we o
The Age (au)
added Feb 15, 2016 00:22

Anger at Lynton Crosby's UK Australian of the Year award over tobacco lobby links

The chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia, Michael Moore, says he is “shocked and appalled” that London-based Australian political strategist, Lynton Crosby, has been named the UK Australian of the Year despite his history of invo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:59

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe] WELCH: Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Whether it is the strength of the public health agenda or the weakness of the case being prosecuted by the tobacco industry, there is little evidence to date that 'regulatory chill' is undermining the resolve of governments around the world. However whet (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:37

ARCHIVE: “Australia is one of the darkest markets in the world”: the global importance of Australian tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 1994, BAT named Australia as one of six nations and regions that were “driving tobacco control”6 and in 1997 RJ Reynolds referred to likely regulatory developments in the USA as “an outgrowth of what was put in place in other countries” naming Austral
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2016 20:26

[Australia, New Zealand] Editorial: Revive plain packaging law for cigarettes

Trade Minister Todd McClay makes that point when he insists that New Zealand is "well-positioned" to defend a legal challenge against plain packaging, with a stronger treaty than Australia's. If that is the case, what is the hold-up? McClay should take h
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 28, 2015 03:51

[Asia-pacific, Australia] TIENHAARA: The dismissal of a case against plain cigarette packaging is good news for taxpayers

I only wish to caution that we should be wary of anyone who suggests that the decision demonstrates that ISDS isn't problematic. Australia dodged a bullet on this one. That doesn't mean we are bullet-proof.
The Age (au)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:38
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