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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Australia] Andrew Forrest to take on tobacco companies

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest is reportedly preparing to sue big tobacco companies for potentially billions of dollars on behalf of smokers. It's comes after a landmark Canadian lawsuit, where a judge ordered tobacco companies to pay $15.6 billion in da
Sky News (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Australia] National Drug Strategy Household Survey

The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption, and illicit drug use among the general population in Australia. It also surveys people's attitudes and perceptions relating to tobacco, alcohol a
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Sep 28, 2017 15:06
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Australians want more spent on drug education and treatment – survey

The report also found that while smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend since 1991, the daily smoking rate had not significantly declined between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 smoking rates were at 12.2% compared to 12.8% three years earlier. Abo
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05
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[Australia] Did Sophie Monk get him on the smokes? The Bachelorette's Jarrod Woodgate carries a packet of cigarettes during stroll after he said 'he would never date a smoker' in magazine interview

the red headed reality star said he would never date a smoker. 'My ideal partner needs to be fit, healthy and a family girl,' he told the publication. Meanwhile Sophie has been very open about her unhealthy habit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 19:24
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[Australia] COLIN MENDELSOHN: THE E-CIG IS SAFER THAN TOBACCO — THAT’S A FACT

There is high price for unnecessary delays. While we wait, paralysed by unrealistic and overcautious standards, up to two out of three smokers will continue to die prematurely from their addiction.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 26, 2017 23:55
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[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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[Australia] Vaping ban: Senate committee rejects changing e-cigarette laws

E-cigarettes are banned in Australia and an inquiry by the Federal Senate's Community Affairs Legislation Committee has just voted to uphold that ban until further scientific evaluation is conducted into the safety of vaping.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 15:01
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