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[Asia-pacific, Australia] The TPP And The Future Of Japan Tobacco International

To quantify the impact of increasing political and legal opposition towards Japan Tobacco International and the whole tobacco industry, we need to merely look towards Australia and what happened there....it is clear that the likelihood of the TPP becomin
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 20, 2015 09:37
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[Australia] Prisoners are 'fighting over butts' in NSW prisons where black market cigarettes 'are selling for $300 and matches for $90'

The ban on smoking in NSW prisons has reportedly led to a thriving black market, where a packet of cigarettes can go for as much as $300, while matches and papers can fetch a staggering $90. Prisoners craving their hit of nicotine are resorting to homem
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2015 16:05
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[Australia] $300 for a pack of cigarettes: Smoking ban in NSW prisons creates thriving black market

But less than three months in, the ban on smoking in NSW prisons has created a thriving black market and at least one brawl has broken out among inmates desperate for their ciggie fix. Since smoking was banned in August, the price of a pack of cigarette
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 19, 2015 15:20
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[Australia] Queensland to widen smoking bans

Health Minister Cameron Dick said the laws would ban smoking in and around childcare centres, children's sporting events, bus stops and other areas. It is already illegal to smoke inside pubs, clubs, restaurants and workplaces in Queensland. Other areas
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 19, 2015 09:09
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[Australia] $300 for a pack of cigarettes: Smoking ban in NSW prisons creates thriving black market

But less than three months in, the ban on smoking in NSW prisons has created a thriving black market and at least one brawl has broken out among inmates desperate for their ciggie fix. Since smoking was banned in August, the price of a pack of cigarette
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:05
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[Australia] HARRISON: Everyone Likes A Quitter

The most unusual method I've heard -- other than pretending you're handcuffed in an aeroplane -- is to eat your cigarettes rather than smoke them. The only problem here is that most smokers feel like a cigarette after a meal. But the best meal is still
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:41
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[Australia] Millions of cigarettes smuggled into Melbourne seized in raids

Almost 6 million cigarettes smuggled into Australia by an illegal tobacco syndicate have been seized by Australian Border Force (ABF) members. Three storage facilities and a number of homes in Melbourne's western suburbs were recently raided as part of
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:41
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are today’s smokers really more ‘hardened’?

(going cold turkey) remains the most common way that most ex-smokers have quit, despite more than 20 years of the availability and heavy promotion of nicotine-replacement therapy and other drugs. We need to be very circumspect about voices trying to downp
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Egypt] PHA: Towards corporate dictatorship

Philip Morris tobacco company is using ISDS.... It affects workers. Similar ISDS provisions are being used... it means that unelected foreign transnational corporations can dictate the policies of democratically elected governments and over-ride the highe
Communist Party of Australia (CPA) (au)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:20
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[Australia] Pubs want e-cigarettes stubbed out ($$)

BAR owners want e-cigarettes treated legally the same as tobacco cigarettes, and banned in non-smoking areas, because the “murky waters” around their use make it difficult to manage complaints about patrons who puff on the vaporisers.
The Australian (au)
added Oct 12, 2015 12:25
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