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[Australia] Xenophon wants to raise legal smoking age

SA-Best leader Nick Xenophon has pledged to raise the legal smoking age if his party wins the balance of power at the upcoming state election. The proposed changes to increase the age from 18 to 21 would save the state $220 million over the next decade,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:48

[Europe] DAVIDSON: Australia proves that EU tobacco plain packaging will fail

Plain packaging policy has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and health-care costs in Australia and it will fail to do so in Europe too, writes Sinclair Davidson.
added Jan 26, 2018 00:47

[Australia] Aussies smoking, drinking less, data shows

according to the most recent data by Australia Bureau of Statistics,... In 2014-15, 14.5 per cent of adults were daily smokers compared to 23.8 per cent in 1995.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:46

VIDEO: Tobacco smuggling ring busted by Australian Border Force

THREE people have been arrested over a highly organised tobacco smuggling syndicate operating through Melbourne Airport. Australian Border Force officers began investigating a large number of passengers arriving from South-East Asian ports based on inte
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: 'Thank you for smoking': Leyonhjelm confirms Philip Morris backing

Liberal Democratic senator gives speech praising smokers but it emerges party accepted tens of thousands of dollars from tobacco giant in 2013 election
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:26
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[Australia] 'I'm finally done!' Ruby Rose quits smoking as she's forced to use a wheelchair and cane after back surgery... after being spotted puffing on a cigarette just days ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58

[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58

[Australia] Where you stand on smoker rights...

FRASER Coast Chronicle readers have weighed-in on the issue of smokers' rights. Cigarette smoking has entered the national conversation in recent days after cricketers Shaun Marsh and Jackson Bird were dubbed bad role models for smoking in public while
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Australia] Aussie school kids drinking, smoking less

School-aged Aussie kids are drinking less alcohol and smoking less tobacco and cannabis, a new study shows. Better parental attitudes about the dangers have been linked to the trend, identified by an analysis of more than 40,000 student surveys complete
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:46

Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Study’s authors attribute the fall to stricter parental attitudes and law reforms that have reduced availability of substances...between 1999 and 2015...Tobacco use dropped from 45% to 10% over the same period – the steepest decline of all substances
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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