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[Australia, Europe] CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes: too important to be regulated?

Sensible regulation, as exists across different categories of pharmaceuticals, would allow Australia to keep a short leash on e-cigarettes at first. If our own and the international experience shows their promise being fulfilled, regulatory control could
The Conversation (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:02
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TV presenter Lee Lin Chin smokes a cigarette on the street in Sydney a day before announcing Australia's points in the Eurovision song contest

TV presenter Lee Lin Chin was seen smoking a cigarette on the street the day before announcing Australia's points in the Eurovision song contest. The popular SBS newsreader, 62, who was nominated for a Gold Logie, puffed away for several minutes before
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2016 23:51
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[Australia] Richard Glover: Remembrance of smokes past

So, now I think about it, I might resist that final cigarette. The authorities are on the hunt; the last desperados are being driven into the hills. There were pleasures, but all far outweighed by the pain. Roll on the election: the war against cigarett
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 16, 2016 00:14
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MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes will save lives and should not be illegal in Australia

The right balance of regulations could substantially improve public health and save hundreds of thousands of Australian lives. We cannot afford to get it wrong.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 14:37
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[Australia, UK] PATERSON: The History Of Tobacco Marketing In The Music Industry

tobacco companies used nightclubs and related music events. These companies capitalise on the knowledge that young people are eager to follow trends and willing to do whatever is deemed cool. Examples like these demonstrate the importance of the measures
Howl and Echoes
added May 11, 2016 20:43
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[Australia] Canberra diplomats in black market alcohol and tobacco probe

Foreign diplomats based in Canberra are being investigated for their alleged involvement in the black market trade of alcohol and tobacco. The Australian Border Force has confirmed it is investigating the alleged rorting of the special privileges that a
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 03:37
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Canada: Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

Plain packaging in this context means that tobacco company brand elements consisting of colours, logo and design elements of the brand will not be allowed to be used on product packaging. However, there are potential conflicts between government and suppl
Mondaq
added May 12, 2016 02:13
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] 'Sin tax' on palm oil and plain packaging on tobacco — Iman Pambagyo

if the plain packaging policy on tobacco is found to be justified under the WTO agreements, nothing will prevent the same from being applied to any other product believed to be harmful to human health or the environment.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 8, 2016 17:44
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[Australia] Asher Keddie has a cigarette break between filming scenes for the new season of Offspring

The actress, who plays Dr Nina Proudman in the Logie award-winning drama, was seen puffing away on the cigarette with her on-screen brother on the first day of filming last week.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 6, 2016 19:49
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Illegal tobacco industry flourishing in Australia as government hikes taxes

But instead of quitting, many smokers are buying cut-price cigarettes from the dangerous and unregulated illicit industry, which distributes 2.4 million kilograms of tobacco across the country every year. The Budget expects to raise $4.7 billion from tob
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added May 6, 2016 19:31
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