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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

[Australia, Australia and Oceania] VIDEOS: Oceania Tobacco Control Conference 2015

Experts in tobacco control from across the Oceania region were in Perth, Western Australia, for the three-day Oceania Tobacco Control Conference from October 20th hosted by Cancer Council WA.
You Tube
added Nov 25, 2015 15:56

Changes in use of types of tobacco products by pack sizes and price segments, prices paid and consumption following the introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Introduction of PP was associated with an increase in use of value brands, likely due to increased numbers available and smaller increases in prices for value relative to premium brands. Reported consumption declined following the December 2013 tax incre
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 14:59

[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49

[Australia] 'Smokers are Labor voters': Labor Senator hits out at Bill Shorten's tobacco plan

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has rejected suggestions the ALP's new tobacco excise policy is "anti-people" after a West Australian Labor Senator took him to task over the plan. After waking up to his worst ever polling results, Mr Shorten might have
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:10

[Australia] WOLFF: Smokers are an easy target. That doesn't make taxing them good policy

Labor’s excise increase is accompanied by a weird communications plan. It’s about tax revenue, but it’s also about health and it’s especially about how bad Malcolm Turnbull is. Nor is their messaging consistent with Labor’s view of other sin taxes like g
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:07
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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

[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

[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

[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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