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[Australia] Illegal cigarettes account for 15pc of the market

The nation’s 2.4 million smokers are turning to illegal and even ­unhealthier cigarettes to avoid crushing increases in tobacco tax, costing the federal government almost $2 billion in lost revenue. Between 2016 and 2017, tobacco consumption fell 6.1 pe
The Australian (au)
added May 3, 2018 19:40
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Cory Bernardi draws fire from a public health expert after the Australian Conservatives senator accepts an award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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[Australia] Multi-million dollar tobacco crop destroyed

An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victoria Police,’’ ATO deputy commissioner
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:57
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Illicit tobacco in Australia: 2017 Full Year Report (PDF)

This presentation of key findings (the ‘Report’) has been prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK (‘KPMG UK’) for Philip Morris Limited and Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited, described together in this Important Notice and in this Report as the ‘Beneficiaries’,
KPMG
added Jun 30, 2018 18:30
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Illicit tobacco in Australia 2017

Total consumption of illicit tobacco declined by 1.0%. However this represents an increase in the proportion of consumption from 14.3% in 2016 to 15.0% in 2017. Over the last 12 months, contraband consumption increased whilst consumption of unbranded toba
KPMG
added Jun 30, 2018 18:29
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[Australia] Smokers and ex-smokers wanted

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good. The Relapse Prevention Trial is recruiting more
Wingham (NSW) Chronicle (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:02
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[Australia] Report reveals the worst towns for smoking in pregnancy

In western Queensland, one in four mothers identified as Indigenous, of whom almost half smoked while they were pregnant, in 2013-15. The top three PHN areas for mothers smoking during pregnancy were western NSW, the Northern Territory and Gippsland in V
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:54
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[Australia] Breaking the rules! Tziporah Malkah brazenly puffs on a cigarette in front of a 'no smoking' sign as she attends the launch of Alan Jones' cookbook in a billowing floral maxi-dress

Clad in a dramatic floral maxi dress, the 44-year-old was hard to miss as she smoked outside Sydney hotspot Manjits At The Wharf with a fellow partygoer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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[Australia] Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save ‘thousands of lives’

Trent Zimmerman wants nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legally available in Australia. The North Sydney federal Liberal MP says e-cigarettes could save “thousands of lives” if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:19
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