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Australia posts strongest growth in 2 years, extends recession-free run

Household spending on insurance, transport, health care and utilities grew the most while spending on alcoholic drinks, cigarettes and eating out dropped, the data showed.
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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From 'chop chop' tobacco to black market smokes for just $10: The cigarette 'hacks' Australia's smoker are using to avoid paying the world's highest prices

Cigarette prices are approaching $40 a packet in Australia, but the country's smokers are using finding clever ways to buy cheap tobacco instead of giving up. From using 'chop chop' tobacco to buying black market cigarettes sold under the counter, more
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:14
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[New York] Australia Has The Most Expensive Cigarettes In The World

Australia is definitely leading the charge at forcing smokers to pay more, with a packet of 20 Marlboro cigs costing around £14.80, with New Zealand close in second at £13.10. That's over five pounds more expensive than in the UK and close to £10 more th
LADbible (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:04
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[New York] Cigarette prices increase in America but Australia still has the MOST expensive smokes in the world - but no one is giving up yet

The price of cigarettes has gone up in the US, but Australia is still the most expensive place to buy smokes in the world. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio raised the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, the equivalent of $17 Australian do
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:35
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Curtin University professor named as Western Australian of the Year

Professor Mike Daube AO was presented with the award at the dinner at Crown Ballroom on Friday evening, honoured for his work in public health, including his role in developing tobacco policies such as plain packaging. Professor Daube was one of 32 fina
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:49
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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Health campaigner Mike Daube named West Australian of the Year

A staunch health campaigner who helped toughen up tobacco control has been named Western Australian of the Year. Mike Daube was awarded the State’s top honour at Crown Perth last night, ahead of this weekend’s WA Day celebrations.
West Australian (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:47
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Smoking decline rates in Australia stall as experts argue over e-cigarettes

AUSTRALIA has been accused of falling behind the rest of the world and “resting on its laurels” over its poor results in the decline of cigarette smokers on World No Tobacco Day. It comes as the president of the Australian Medical Association defended t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: STOMP OUT SMOKING WITH GLOBAL PLAIN PACKAGING

“There is a need to encourage further nations to follow suit – particularly in South East Asia, where the tobacco industry has been targeting its marketing resources. Our close neighbour Indonesia has one of world’s highest smoking rates, with two-third
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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