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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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Australia hails plain packaging on tobacco

When Australia introduced plain packaging for tobacco products in December 2012, the industry funded an advertising campaign warning that smuggling would shoot up, retailers would go broke and the government would have to pay out millions in damages.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 4, 2016 14:38
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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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Australian smokers to pay more than $45 for a packet of cigarettes from 2020

The average price of a packet of cigarettes in Australia is now likely to climb to more than $45 from September 2020. The government will increase the excise on tobacco products by 12.5% each year from 2017 to 2020, at which point it will make up 69% of
The Guardian (uk)
added May 18, 2016 14:05
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Holistic-Vape Is Seeking Investors to Support the International Growth of Their New One of a Kind E-Cigarette Juice NoNic™

The company is planning on expanding into Australia, New Zealand and Canada where nicotine liquid is currently not legal...pure herbs and plants extracted and blended together in a way that the synergistic effect is designed to calm addictive cravings, wh
PR Newswire
added May 4, 2016 17:05
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Australia To Charge $45 Per Pack Of Cigarettes

A report in Cigarettes Reporter Australians already pay the highest amount per pack for cigarettes in the world. Prices hit $16.11 (U.S.) per pack in June 2015. In the United States the price of cigarettes varies from state to state. Each state adds the
ValueWalk
added May 4, 2016 04:16
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[Australia] VIDEO: Budget 2016: Fresh tobacco forecast puts cloud over government's 'budget black hole' claim on Labor policy

Modelling of higher tobacco taxes completed just five weeks ago by the independent Parliamentary Budget Office has placed a question mark over the Turnbull Government's budget-eve claim of a "black hole" in Labor's policy costings. The Liberal Democrati
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 3, 2016 16:34
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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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AUSTRALIA TO CHARGE CIGARETTE SMOKERS $45 PER PACK BY 2020

Australian cigarette smokers will pay over $45 per pack (about $33.86 in US Dollars) by 2020 in a move the Australian government hopes will cut back on smoking Down Under, as well as raise $4.7 billion in tax revenue.
Inquisitr
added May 3, 2016 15:36
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[Australia] Cigarettes tax hike bipartisan but $19.5 billion hole in Labor costings

The government has found a A$19.5 billion hole in Labor’s plan to boost tobacco excise – a proposal that Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget will also adopt in the scramble for revenue...which has been increasing by 12.5% annually since 2013, will continue
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2016 10:22
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