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[Australia] How satirists with spray cans defeated Big Tobacco

It’s a truth rarely acknowledged that Australia’s world-leading tobacco controls were inspired as much by satire and spray cans as any political vision. The Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (BUGA-UP) erupted on the scene in S
Medical Republic (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 15:17
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[Australia, UK-Scotland] WARDEN: Shaming the forelock-tuggers over e-cigarettes

In the event of e-cigarettes being made legal here perhaps we might welcome and encourage vaping as an art form. I have never smoked but will be tempted by e-cigarettes, by the artistic opportunity to create my very own cumulonimbus.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:42
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Secret website Australians are using to buy cut price tobacco that's 70% cheaper - as the price of cigarettes soars to nearly $40 a packet

Smokers are using a secret website to buy packets of cigarettes at prices up to 70 per cent lower than retail - as Australians are slugged with the highest tobacco costs in the world. The website Ciggies World lists hundreds of different tobacco product
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:55
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[Australia] Aussies want 'vapes' legalised: poll

Most Australians want a ban on electronic cigarettes lifted, according to an Australian Retailers Association survey. Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vapori
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:20
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Majority of Australians want vapes to be legalised – as thousands of former smokers are forced to illegally import nicotine to fuel their e-cigarettes

Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vaporisers, commonly known as vapes. The Turnbull government should follow the lead of the United States, United Kingdom, Ca
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:18
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[Australia] Smoking costs Vic economy $3.7bn: report

Smokers are costing the Victorian economy about $3.7 billion a year, putting a financial strain on businesses, a new report says. The Quit Victoria report concluded businesses are bearing a $1.1 billion burden based on lost productivity due to smoking b
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:13
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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[Australia] Fog of war: is vaping good for smokers or only for Big Tobacco?

the movement for change is growing. A group of Liberal MPs are intent on prosecuting the case for legalisation and believe they can get the majority of their party onside. Tobacco lobbyists are also on the cause. Meanwhile, others are taking the issue int
The Age (au)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:52
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[Australia] Philip Morris boss Tammy Chan is disrupting her own business

The newly appointed managing director at Philip Morris International, based in Melbourne, has been at the cigarette maker for 21 years. Before that she was a financial controller at PwC in Hong Kong. Globally, Philip Morris is moving away from its bread
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Australia posts strongest growth in 2 years, extends recession-free run

Household spending on insurance, transport, health care and utilities grew the most while spending on alcoholic drinks, cigarettes and eating out dropped, the data showed.
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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