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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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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