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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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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Customs officers charged over alleged tobacco smuggling ring linked to crime family

Customs official Craig Richard Eakin and former Customs employee Johayna Merhi were charged this week with corruption offences over an alleged tobacco smuggling ring. Documents obtained by the ABC suggest Eakin and Merhi are allegedly the latest in a li
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Border Force officer arrested over alleged drug and tobacco syndicate

An Australian Border Force officer has been nabbed over an alleged international drug and tobacco ring operating between Sydney and Dubai. The serving officer was arrested alongside a female former Customs and Border Protection Service officer.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people... The investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco, according to authorities.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Australia] Used Cigarettes Are Bad for the Environment, But Here’s an Innovative Solution

Mohajerani found that cigarette butts could safely be an ingredient in asphalt. The good news is that this asphalt holds up even under the strain of heavy vehicle traffic. ...Even better, cigarette asphalt conducts less heat than the typical pavement, mea
Care2.com
added Aug 9, 2017 14:02
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