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[Australia] CANDYMAN CHASES ESTATE FOR DEFAMATION ($$)

TRAVERS “Candyman” Beynon plans to pursue the estate of his late former sales manager to claw back the cost of a lawsuit, after the tobacco king claimed he was “exposed to ridicule and held in contempt” in an interview on 60 Minutes.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added May 12, 2018 16:47
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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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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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[Australia] 'No conviction! Thank God!' Tziporah Malkah is spotted wearing a moon boot as she puffs on a cigarette and drinks from tall glass at the pub while celebrating court outcome

The former model and TV star, 44, appeared in good spirits as she was spotted smoking an unhealthy cigarette and drinking from a tall glass at a nearby pub.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 15:33
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Thank you for SMOKING: How Scott Morrison's Budget surplus is propped up by Australia's outrageous $40-a-pack cigarettes - and $50 beer cartons and $1.50-a-litre petrol

Australia's early Budget surplus will be propped up by taxes which have pushed the cost of cigarette packets close to $40. The surprise surplus Treasurer Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday owes a lot to the nation's 2.5 million smokers who have paid fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 15:19
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[Australia] Govt to woo voters in new budget

plans to crack down on the illicit tobacco industry, which is expected to raise almost $3 billion over four years, by preventing the sale of 864 tons of illegal tobacco. Under the policy, the Australian Taxation Office will be given expanded powers to ap
China Daily (cn)
added May 15, 2018 05:32
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[Australia] The Government Is Coming for Your Chop Chop

Buried even deeper is a plan to crack down on illegal cigarettes. That’s right, the Government is coming for your chop chop, as well as any other slightly dodgy sources of cheap tobacco you’re relying on in the face of steep price hikes in recent years.
Vice.com
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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[Australia] Think you've got plenty of time to quit smoking? Think again: Hundreds of people as young as 30 are dying due to cigarettes

Smoking is killing people as young as 30, a new analysis from the Victorian Health Department shows. In 2011 smoking killed 24 Victorians in their 30s and 155 in their 40s... 'We're seeing tobacco companies using underhand tactics to make smoking hip ag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 02:34
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[Australia] BIG TOBACCO’S ‘DIRTY PRICE TRICK’ ($$)

(BATA) combined revenue per pack has grown from $5.22 to $12.83...Philip Morris International is now seizing on the stalling cessation rate to push for the legalisation of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, ...
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 6, 2018 17:58
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