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SMOKING AGE IN AUSTRALIA WOULD BE RAISED TO 21 UNDER NEW PLAN

The Daily Telegraph can reveal the idea was put to state and federal health ministers at August’s COAG meeting as part of philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest’s “assault” on the tobacco industry. The Saturday Telegraph revealed on the week
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:53
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[Australia] Andrew Forrest calls for smoking age to be raised to 21 Adam Gartrell, Health Correspondent

Australians would be prohibited from buying cigarettes until age 21 under a new cancer-fighting plan developed by billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest. Mr Forrest and his wife Nicola are spearheading a major lobbying campaign to convince federal an
Bega District News (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:49
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[Australia] Did Sophie Monk get him on the smokes? The Bachelorette's Jarrod Woodgate carries a packet of cigarettes during stroll after he said 'he would never date a smoker' in magazine interview

the red headed reality star said he would never date a smoker. 'My ideal partner needs to be fit, healthy and a family girl,' he told the publication. Meanwhile Sophie has been very open about her unhealthy habit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 19:24
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

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
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Australia] Andrew Forrest to take on tobacco companies

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
Sky News (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

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
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Australia] National Drug Strategy Household Survey

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
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Sep 28, 2017 15:06
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Australians want more spent on drug education and treatment – survey

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
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05
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[Australia] 'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quit

"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.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:32
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