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[Australia] Labor aware cigarette price rise to $40 a packet will hurt poor people, Chris Bowen says

"Poor people do smoke more, poor people die earlier," Mr Bowen said. "That is unacceptable to us in the Labor Party, peoples' wealth is leading to lower life expectancy right across the country. "There is a number of reasons why that is the case, but s
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:32
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[Australia] Packet of 25 cigarettes to cost more than $40 in 2020 if Labor is elected

The ALP has announced a plan which would see a packet of 25 cigarettes cost more than $40 by 2020. The price rise would stem from gradual increases in the tax on cigarettes continuing beyond 2017, if Labor is elected.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:30
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[Australia] Sydney landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour

Lynette Laming moved into the Potts Point apartment with her 13-year-old daughter last December and within weeks had raised the issue of "very strong smell of toxic cigarette smoke permeating the apartment".
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:10
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[Australia] AUDIO: The full story... Cigarettes losing lustre as new teen smoker levels lowest in 30 years

survey looks into the tobacco consumption habits of 12 to 17-year-olds, including their preferred brands....the major tobacco companies consider the information so valuable that they've tried to gain access to it using Freedom of Information laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:29
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[Australia] Sydney landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour

Lynette Laming moved into the Potts Point apartment with her 13-year-old daughter last December and within weeks had raised the issue of "very strong smell of toxic cigarette smoke permeating the apartment". Ms Laming approached the managing agent and t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:22
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[Australia] Labor to raise tobacco taxes if elected

The cost of a pack of cigarettes will almost double by 2020 if Labor wins government, under a new plan to deter smoking. The opposition says it will continue the increase in tobacco excise from July 1, 2017, delivering four 12.5 per cent increases if it
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:02
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[Australia] $40 a pack: ALP risks backlash from smokers ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:37
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[Australia] Model Natasha Oakley's mother wins $11,000 after suing her landlord because her chain-smoking elderly neighbour made her apartment 'toxic'

A landlord has been forced to pay $11,000 in compensation to a tenant because his rental flat was uninhabitable due to a smoking neighbour. Lynette Laming moved into an apartment in Sydney's Potts Point with her teenage daughter last December but made co
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:19
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania] VIDEOS: Oceania Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56
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[Australia] Holy smokes! Criminals eager to beat the smoking ban in prison are using the BIBLE to roll up cigarettes with smuggled tobacco

Victorian prisoners have been caught smoking smuggled tobacco using papers from the Bible, despite an implemented smoking ban Used for their likeness to the branded rolling paper, Tally-Ho, the thin papers reportedly burn well as inmates struggle to quit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:39
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