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[Australia] ‘Sand ambassadors’ deployed to catch thousands of smokers on Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama beaches this summer

but it’s unlikely anyone will actually be fined. Waverley Council has not fined one smoker since implementing a ban at Bronte and Tamarama in 2009 or banning smoking at Bondi in 2004. On Monday the Wentworth Courier photographed at least seven people li
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:24

[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49

[Australia] 'Smokers are Labor voters': Labor Senator hits out at Bill Shorten's tobacco plan

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has rejected suggestions the ALP's new tobacco excise policy is "anti-people" after a West Australian Labor Senator took him to task over the plan. After waking up to his worst ever polling results, Mr Shorten might have
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:10

[Australia] WOLFF: Smokers are an easy target. That doesn't make taxing them good policy

Labor’s excise increase is accompanied by a weird communications plan. It’s about tax revenue, but it’s also about health and it’s especially about how bad Malcolm Turnbull is. Nor is their messaging consistent with Labor’s view of other sin taxes like g
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:07
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[Australia] AUDIO: Hidden Persuaders on polling, teenage smoking and News Corp job cuts

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:51

[Australia] Packet of 25 cigarettes to cost more than $40 by 2020 under Labor

Labor unveils election plan to gradually increase tax on cigarettes Plan would see pack of 25 cigarettes cost more than $40 by 2020 Shorten says plan shows "stark" difference from Government The price rise would stem from gradual increases in the tax on
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:55

[Australia] ‘Labor wants people to quit smoking,’ Bill Shorten defends policy to increase price for cigarette packs to $40

International Business Times (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:28

[Australia] Labor plans to charge smokers $40 for a packet of cigarettes by 2020

The Ballarat and Grampians regions would be among the hardest hit under a proposal by the federal opposition to increase the price of a packet of cigarettes to $40 by 2020.
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:39

[Australia] Significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke attributed to plain packaging

The plain packaging of cigarettes is being credited for a significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke. The latest Victorian research revealed a 24 per cent drop in the past three years in the number of students who smoked. The rese
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:38

[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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