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[Australia] SSGA fund divests tobacco and weapons

A State Street Global Advisors Australian-based fund with about $900 million under management is divesting from weapons and tobacco companies. The State Street Global Index Plus Trust, which invests in global companies and aims to outperform the MSCI Wor
Financial Standard (au)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The Australian newspaper ran a story guaranteed to go viral. The headline screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”. The journalist, Adam Creighton, who has, grotesquely, written about tobacco control being like Nazism, reported on a claim b
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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How Australian Inflation Forecasts Could Go Up in Smoke

Much of it could come down to tobacco. If its weighting is cut from Westpac’s implicit estimate for December 2017 (before-re-weighting) of 4.2 percent to 2.5 percent, the impact could be significant. Smirk points out that their estimate will be updated o
Bloomberg News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Australia] Illicit tobacco costing taxpayers $4 billion per year

Authorities have provided information suggesting criminal tobacco networks are managing to avoid more than $4 billion a year in excise taxes. It has been reported that the criminal networks are using the profits from selling illicit tobacco to fund acti
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:01
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CARUANA: Australia just raised cigarette prices further

Despite having the most expensive cigarette prices in the world, as of yesterday the 1st of September, Australia increased cigarette prices by a further $2.70 a pack
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Australia] Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack

It’s the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other toba
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:46
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[USA] CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The impact of policies such as tobacco tax, plain packs and graphic health warnings is not just judged on smoker numbers, but on quitters and most importantly, in terms of prevention; the proportion of the population who have never smoked. The Australian
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:55
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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Smoke and mirrors? Experts divide over Australia's e-cigarettes ban

Feelings are running high over the value of vaping, which is being examined by a parliamentary inquiry. Does it really have health benefits or is it just another way for big tobacco to keep its profits up?
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:55
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