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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59

[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Secrecy over costs in Philip Morris plain packaging case stokes TPP fears

Coalition refuses to reveal how much tobacco giant’s investor-state dispute settlement bid cost... The federal government ... was ordered to disclose it by the information commissioner this year. NXT senator Rex Patrick said the Department of Health lod
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:11

[Australia] Hope for lung cancer early detection test

Australian researchers have identified unique molecular characteristics of an aggressive, hard-to-treat type of lung cancer known as adenocarcinoma that could help identify patients most likely to respond to immunotherapies. The researchers at the Walte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45

[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26

[Australia] Cigar retailer reignites fight against new tobacco laws

Mr Stonehouse said he had concerns about a proposed change which would make it illegal for people under 18 to sell tobacco products. He said it would be an obstacle for small business which employed under-18s, while making it harder for teenagers to fin
PerthNow (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:32

[Australia] Police uncover five hectares of illegal tobacco growing in Dunnstown

Police have uncovered five hectares of illegal tobacco growing east of Ballarat following a raid this week. Officers said on Monday an investigation into the illicit tobacco trade has led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of guns, ammunition and
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49

[Australia] New trade agreement could 'expose taxpayers' to financial risk

Dr Ranald said the only clear exclusion of public interest regulation in the trade agreement is tobacco regulation, which was prompted by the Philip Morris plain packaging case against Australia. Tobacco companies lost their claim under Australian law fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:42
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[Australia] Tobacco study suggests fewer Tasmanian sales licences in poorer areas could reduce smoking

Key points: There is one tobacco retailer for every 650 Tasmanians Density of outlets is 79 per cent greater regional and remote areas Poorest suburbs or towns have more than twice the outlets than the least disadvantaged The study looked at the avai
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:55

[Australia] Power erodes far right's appeal as old stronghold votes

more than 460,000 people have now signed a petition against the FPO's flagship policy of allowing smoking in bars and restaurants -- an embarrassment for a party committed to direct democracy.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46

[Australia] Shocking moment a 13-year-old boy is knocked to the ground by an older teenager in a sickening one-punch attack after he told him to stop smoking

The friends said they were sitting in the park with other mates when two people - an older boy and an adult - started smoking nearby. But when Kyle asked them to move further away from them, he said they became angry and allegedly threw a single punch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:46
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