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Thank you for SMOKING: How Scott Morrison's Budget surplus is propped up by Australia's outrageous $40-a-pack cigarettes - and $50 beer cartons and $1.50-a-litre petrol

Australia's early Budget surplus will be propped up by taxes which have pushed the cost of cigarette packets close to $40. The surprise surplus Treasurer Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday owes a lot to the nation's 2.5 million smokers who have paid fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 15:19
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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[Australia] Think you've got plenty of time to quit smoking? Think again: Hundreds of people as young as 30 are dying due to cigarettes

Smoking is killing people as young as 30, a new analysis from the Victorian Health Department shows. In 2011 smoking killed 24 Victorians in their 30s and 155 in their 40s... 'We're seeing tobacco companies using underhand tactics to make smoking hip ag
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2018 02:34
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[Australia] Everything OK? MKR finalists Alex and Emily look tense while smoking cigarettes outside of their Gold Coast bar... as major spoiler about the winner is revealed on the Kyle and Jackie O show

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 7, 2018 15:12
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[Australia] No mean feet! Tziporah Malkah puffs away on an unhealthy cigarette and entertains a friend at a Sydney cafe as she continues to nurse her injured foot

Tziporah smoked outside Sydney hotspot Manjits At The Wharf with a fellow partygoer. Wearing a coy expression, she appeared not to have a care in the world despite standing just centimetres away from the 'no smoking' sign
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 7, 2018 15:04
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[Australia] BIG TOBACCO’S ‘DIRTY PRICE TRICK’ ($$)

(BATA) combined revenue per pack has grown from $5.22 to $12.83...Philip Morris International is now seizing on the stalling cessation rate to push for the legalisation of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, ...
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 6, 2018 17:58
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[Australia] Illegal cigarettes account for 15pc of the market

The nation’s 2.4 million smokers are turning to illegal and even ­unhealthier cigarettes to avoid crushing increases in tobacco tax, costing the federal government almost $2 billion in lost revenue. Between 2016 and 2017, tobacco consumption fell 6.1 pe
The Australian (au)
added May 3, 2018 19:40
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: New curriculum reviewer was an education consultant to tobacco giant Phillip Morris

The education guru tasked with reforming Australia's national curriculum by the federal government was previously employed by tobacco firm Phillip Morris to design a school program teaching children about peer pressure and decision making that did not di
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:35
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Cory Bernardi draws fire from a public health expert after the Australian Conservatives senator accepts an award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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