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CARUANA: Australia just raised cigarette prices further

Despite having the most expensive cigarette prices in the world, as of yesterday the 1st of September, Australia increased cigarette prices by a further $2.70 a pack
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Australia] Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack

It’s the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other toba
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:46
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ALLEGRETTI: Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

As Guido drives me to his vendor of choice, I ask him why he turned to buying black market cigarettes. "Cigarettes were becoming too dear," he explains. "I have no intention of stopping smoking, so you find the alternative—and you find that alternative v
Vice.com
added Aug 30, 2017 04:21
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LEYONHJELM: Australia's Anti-tobacco measures are not working

“This independent survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there has actually been a marginal increase in the percentage of smokers aged between 30 and 49 over the past three years,” Senator Leyonhjelm said.
Medianet (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:02
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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Smoke and mirrors? Experts divide over Australia's e-cigarettes ban

Feelings are running high over the value of vaping, which is being examined by a parliamentary inquiry. Does it really have health benefits or is it just another way for big tobacco to keep its profits up?
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:55
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[Australia] More Smokers Lighting Up Despite Ever-Increasing Taxes

The Australian (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:19
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[Australia] Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban

ONE in five Victorians is being exposed to second-hand smoke at home, and the maj­ority of people support a ban on lighting up in shared areas in apartment blocks or units. A Cancer Council survey of 4000 people has found 18 per cent of Victorians had b
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:16
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[Australia] In light of recent events

record low 16% of the adult population before they take their last deep, smooth drag, here is The (Incomplete) FIELD GUIDE to the SMOKERS of AUSTRALIA... 2. GOWNED INPATIENT Infirmus respiralio Seen on footpaths outside hospitals, away from air vents, of
The Monthly (au)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:36
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[Australia] His travel plans are up in smoke: Passenger kicked off a Sydney train after being caught 'smoking marijuana' by transport officers

'I'm inviting you to leave,' the employee says again loudly. When the man asks why, the employee says: 'Because that thing in your hand, you're not allowed to even have it on the train, not even on the platforms.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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