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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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ALLEGRETTI: Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

As Guido drives me to his vendor of choice, I ask him why he turned to buying black market cigarettes. "Cigarettes were becoming too dear," he explains. "I have no intention of stopping smoking, so you find the alternative—and you find that alternative v
Vice.com
added Aug 30, 2017 04:21
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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LEYONHJELM: Australia's Anti-tobacco measures are not working

“This independent survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there has actually been a marginal increase in the percentage of smokers aged between 30 and 49 over the past three years,” Senator Leyonhjelm said.
Medianet (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:02
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[Australia] More Smokers Lighting Up Despite Ever-Increasing Taxes

The Australian (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:19
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[Australia] Ringwood East girl Molly, 8, starts push to get smoking banned from dog parks

A RINGWOOD East girl wants smokers banned from dog parks, fearing for the safety of her beloved pet pooch. Molly Shaw, 8, wrote a letter to the Leader worried about the impact smokers were having on dogs at her neighbourhood park. “I think smoking shou
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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[Australia] More smokers lighting up, despite ever-increasing taxes

casting doubt on the effectiveness of further taxes on cigarettes. An unexpected standstill in the national smoking rate since 2013, combined with rapid population growth, has pushed up the number of regular smokers by more than 21,000 to 2.4 million acc
The Australian (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:34
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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Australia To Alter Tobacco Duties

Revenue Minister Kelly O'Dwyer said that a disparity currently occurs because the duty on cigarettes is a set amount per cigarette stick, based on an assumed 0.8 grams of tobacco. The duty on loose leaf tobacco is applied by reference to weight, at a rat
Tax-News.com
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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