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[Australia, Europe, UK] Brexit: How 'no deal' could change tobacco warnings

Graphic warnings on cigarette packets will be replaced by Australian versions in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, it has emerged. Regulations have forced manufacturers to print images highlighting the dangers of smoking on all tobacco products sold in th
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2018 17:00
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Labor denounces big tobacco's push to overturn Australia's vaping ban

Guardian Australia revealed this week that Philip Morris International, the tobacco giant, is lobbying government MPs against Australia’s effective ban on vaping, as it seeks to grow sales of its e-cigarette products to 42% of global revenue by 2025.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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Philip Morris lobbying on e-cigarettes hidden from Australian public

Tobacco giant not required to register as lobbyist because it uses own staff rather than third-party consultants...has been lobbying federal government MPs to overturn Australia’s ban on vaping, but its efforts remain hidden from public view due to funda
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:52
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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The great Australian rip-off: Welcome to the unlucky country where ciggies are $40 a pack, a carton of beer is more than $50 - and the cost of living is spiralling out of control

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:05
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[Australia] Special treatment! Shane Warne was paid a whopping $2 million for his I'm a Celebrity jungle stint... and claims producers let him smoke and receive hair transplant treatments on set

'I could smoke but had to follow the process of being about a hundred yards from the camp with a security guard accompanying me.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:05
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Warning bells - more young Australians using e-cigarettes for personal enjoyment (PDF)

cautioned Australian governments saying “this should ring warning bells and highlights the need for greater vigilance around regulation and monitoring of such devices. The prime concern, at a time when a tiny number of teenagers are taking up smoking t
Public Health Association of Australia (au)
added Sep 28, 2018 04:02
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[Australia] The cause of death that has TRIPLED in just one year after an outbreak of a contagious virus - and the cities where people are most likely to be affected

Heart disease continued to the leading cause of death last year, followed by dementia, stroke, respiratory diseases and lung cancer....lung cancer often linked to smoking, was the fifth most common cause of death in 2017
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:10
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[Australia] 'There was always a fair few drinks involved... and plenty of cigarettes': The Bachelorette's Stu Laundy takes a swipe at ex Sophie Monk's smoking and boozing

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 02:56
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[Australia] CBD-wide smoking ban for North Sydney

Smokers will be asked to butt out of Sydney's second-largest CBD if the council gets it wish to create what is possibly a national-first smoking ban. North Sydney councillors this week unanimously passed a motion to ban smoking in every public place.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 16:04
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