Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,227 headlines found
The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Sep 29, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest is reportedly preparing to sue big tobacco companies for potentially billions of dollars on behalf of smokers. It's comes after a landmark Canadian lawsuit, where a judge ordered tobacco companies to pay $15.6 billion in da
Sep 29, 2017 Sky News (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Sep 29, 2017 Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption, and illicit drug use among the general population in Australia. It also surveys people's attitudes and perceptions relating to tobacco, alcohol a
Sep 28, 2017 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Sep 28, 2017 15:06
The report also found that while smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend since 1991, the daily smoking rate had not significantly declined between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 smoking rates were at 12.2% compared to 12.8% three years earlier. Abo
Sep 28, 2017 The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05
"If someone needs a cigarette within half an hour of waking up each morning, it's a sign they may have this enzyme," says Renee Bittoun, who established one of the world's first quit smoking clinics at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital almost 40 years ago.
Sep 18, 2017 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
There is high price for unnecessary delays. While we wait, paralysed by unrealistic and overcautious standards, up to two out of three smokers will continue to die prematurely from their addiction.
Sep 26, 2017 Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 26, 2017 23:55
while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
Sep 23, 2017 The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
He told me that many of his friends travel to Chinatown to buy these sexier, more colourful packets of cigarettes..."Well the plain packaging is ugly, that's the first reason. The second reason is they're cheaper."
Jul 5, 2017 Vice.com
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
E-cigarettes are banned in Australia and an inquiry by the Federal Senate's Community Affairs Legislation Committee has just voted to uphold that ban until further scientific evaluation is conducted into the safety of vaping.
Sep 19, 2017 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 19, 2017 15:01