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[Australia] Tobacco regulation drives Amcor profit higher

The global war against smoking proved a winner for packaging giant Amcor in the six months to December, as tobacco companies pulled forward inventory to circumvent tougher regulations. Amcor's defensive qualities shone through in the first half, accordi
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:57
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[Australia] SUBLET: When smoke gets in your eyes, and ears, and carport, and bedroom ...

We're feeling the inner-city pressure. Our neighbours smoke. All. The. Time. It's been four years since we could eat a meal outside. Our children have to stop playing and come in when the neighbours light up, which seems to be every five minutes. If we o
The Age (au)
added Feb 15, 2016 00:22
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[Australia, UK, USA] Warnings after 'cheap' e-cigarette explodes in man's face 'like a firework'

Warnings about cheap, combustible batteries are abound with hundreds of people seeing their shoddy 'hoverboards' explode in recent months, causing injury and burning down some homes in Australia and the US.
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:36
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[Australia] VICTORIANS WANT OUTDOOR DINING SMOKE BAN: CANCER COUNCIL

Victorians expect to be able to eat and drink outside without being exposed to secondhand smoke and nearly three-quarters of a million of them will visit cafes and restaurants more often every year if smokefree outdoor areas are created, according to new
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:14
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[Australia] Andrews faces backlash over 'confusing' outdoor smoking ban

Premier Daniel Andrews faces a backlash over plans to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas but not extend the policy to drinking spaces, despite new research suggesting businesses would not be hurt if a wider prohibition was introduced.
The Age (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:06
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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Litvinenko, Polonium-210: tobacco products are toxic and should be “recalled”.

Below, public health researcher Kathryn Barnsley discusses why a complete recall of tobacco products, far from being a laughable prospect, is well overdue... We should support the tobacco free generation proposal that would phase out the sale of tobacco
Croakey (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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Backlash against Australian ‘nanny state’

strict rules outlawing everything from violent video games to ecigarettes and late-night revelling is turning Australia into a “nanny state” and damaging business, say critics.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Asia-pacific] National Interest Analysis [2016]: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Governments of: Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia...(PDF)

Australia will also lodge a notification, expressly permitted under Article 29.5, electing to prevent any and all Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) challenges to Australia’s tobacco control measures under the TPP...Australia’s tobacco control meas
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 23, 2016 08:06
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[Australia] VIDEO: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering: Vaping

Kitty Flanagan explores the wonderful word of vaping.
You Tube
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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