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The Australian Senate Select Committee on Red Tape: Effect of red tape on tobacco retail

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Select Committee on Red Tape’s report on the harmful effects of government regulations on small and medium tobacco retailers.
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:26
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US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56
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[Australia] WA e-cigarette users may be unwittingly breaking smoking law

E-cigarettes that contain liquid nicotine are banned around the nation, and in WA it is illegal to supply non-nicotine e-cigarettes that resemble a tobacco product.... A woman is shown on CCTV, placing a bong in her pants in the Victoria Park Cloud 9 sto
West Australian (au)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:53
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[Australia] Japan Tobacco Chases Marlboro Man's Maker in Smokeless Race

“It doesn’t feel like tobacco at all,” he said. Instead, the 38-year-old musician is considering switching to British American Tobacco Plc’s 8,000-yen glo, which he said tastes better. By next week, all three smokeless devices will be sold in Tokyo, vyi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2017 04:48
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Australia blocks cooperation against illicit tobacco ($$)

Australia’s competition watchdog has denied three tobacco makers’ request to act collectively with regard to retailers and wholesalers across the country that supply illicit tobacco, expressing uncertainty that the proposed action would be effective or
Global Competition Review (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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[Australia] Box Hill heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann dies four weeks after alleged one-punch assault

The respected surgeon was heading home after work when he became involved in an altercation with a man. It is understood he was concerned about people smoking near the hospital entrance when the alleged assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:13
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[Australia] Stressful scenes? Sophie Monk is seen puffing on an e-cigarette and wearing a monogrammed bathrobe between takes of The Bachelorette after rumours of 'diva demands' on set

The publication went on to list the radio personality's extensive list of requests, including regular smoking breaks
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:57
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes needed to get more adults to quit smoking

A federal parliamentary inquiry on e-cigarettes is under way and a Senate inquiry is about to begin shortly based on a bill submitted to the Senate last week. Tobacco control activists want to leave the regulatory framework now in place unchanged, preven
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:52
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[Australia] ACCC halts “quasi-regulatory” illicit tobacco proposal

Tobacco suppliers have been denied the ability to impose restrictive sanctions on retailers or wholesalers suspected of selling illicit tobacco products. The ACCC announced the joint proposal by British American Tobacco, Philip Morris and Imperial Tobacc
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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