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[Australia] CHAPMAN: It’s no guess Leyonhjelm’s tobacco inquiry will recommend reducing the tax

we have the blossoming spectacle of one of these, David Leyonhjelm, who initiated a Senate inquiry into tobacco tax in Australia. It will start taking evidence soon. Leyonhjelm, who has been backed by Philip Morris, is avowedly against tobacco tax. Mult
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:27

[Australia] SmokeFree Tasmania rejects raising smoking age

SMF spokesman Professor Haydn Walters said the MLSA to 21 would criminalise smokers themselves, and not who he termed the “pushers and dealers” who profited from selling a known lethal product. Raising the smoking age was a prominent suggestion in Heal
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:33

[Australia] Tasmanian Government following tobacco industry's instructions, says anti-smoking group

But Professor Haydn Walters from SmokeFree Tasmania said while he supported the intention of the move, the Government needed to be braver "rather than serve the interests of the tobacco industry". Professor Walters said the approach was "punitive" and wo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:09

[Australia] Powerful industry group will "fight" Aussie state's plan to raise smoking age

An Australian state government will face opposition over its proposal to raise the smoking age to 21 or 25, with the region's powerful hospitality industry planning to challenge the bid.... Despite submissions on the proposal only closing on Friday, Tasma
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 19, 2016 17:37

[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco industry targets illegal tobacco

With a senate inquiry into the impact of illegal tobacco, the tobacco companies have targeted the black market as a threat. / SARAH WHYTE, REPORTER: Despite some of the strictest smoking laws in the world and smoking rates going down, Australians spend
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:35

[Australia] Pub told it is allowed to KEEP its controversial vintage tobacco advertisements - days after the health department demanded they be taken down

Premier Colin Barnett called the health department's decision 'ridiculous' and said the pub can 'keep their decorations'. 'They are collectors pieces, they show an era gone by... it is not promoting smoking or selling cigarettes and if that's the way they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:16

[Australia] David Leyonhjelm denies donations influenced his push for illegal tobacco inquiry

Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm has denied his acceptance of donations from a tobacco company influenced his decision to push for a senate inquiry into illegal tobacco. Senator Leyonhjelm is on the committee that will run the inquiry. "No, th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:23

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers With Depression Have A Higher Motivation To Quit, But More Likely To Relapse

Smokers with depression may be struggling with a Catch-22 — the first option, smoking, harms their health, but when they try and quit, they're more likely to fail, and are more depressed afterward. New research published Thursday in the scientific journa
Medical Daily
added Feb 18, 2016 23:11

[Australia] Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in West Leederville faces fine for retro tobacco signs

The owner of the popular Irish pub J.B O'Reilly's in Leederville is seeing red after the WA Health Department told him to remove his tobacco memorabilia signs or face prosecution and hefty fines. (au)
added Feb 18, 2016 20:07

[Australia] E-cigarette users petition parliamentary committee over possible regulations of vaporisers

MORE than 100 electronic cigarette users have petitioned a parliamentary committee not to regulate the vaporisers in the same restrictive way as tobacco products... The forms were distributed to stores which sell the vaporisers and then sent to state Pa
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38
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