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[Australia] Smoking costs Vic economy $3.7bn: report

Smokers are costing the Victorian economy about $3.7 billion a year, putting a financial strain on businesses, a new report says. The Quit Victoria report concluded businesses are bearing a $1.1 billion burden based on lost productivity due to smoking b
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:13
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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[Australia] Fog of war: is vaping good for smokers or only for Big Tobacco?

the movement for change is growing. A group of Liberal MPs are intent on prosecuting the case for legalisation and believe they can get the majority of their party onside. Tobacco lobbyists are also on the cause. Meanwhile, others are taking the issue int
The Age (au)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:52
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[Australia] Philip Morris boss Tammy Chan is disrupting her own business

The newly appointed managing director at Philip Morris International, based in Melbourne, has been at the cigarette maker for 21 years. Before that she was a financial controller at PwC in Hong Kong. Globally, Philip Morris is moving away from its bread
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Australia posts strongest growth in 2 years, extends recession-free run

Household spending on insurance, transport, health care and utilities grew the most while spending on alcoholic drinks, cigarettes and eating out dropped, the data showed.
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Australia] HOW CIGARETTES PAY ALMOST 20% OF NATION'S HEALTH BILL

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion by
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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[Australia] James Packer's ex Tziporah Malkah mistaken for a 'call girl' as she steps out for a cigarette at her hotel in Sydney... but she says she's 'flattered'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:13
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Even non-smokers have had enough! How 86% of Australians believe cigarettes are too expensive - as addicts use 'hacks' to avoid paying the world's highest prices

Daily Mail Australia asked readers: 'Do you think cigarettes in Australia are too expensive?' And a whopping 86% of the 923 who completed the poll agreed that smokers were paying too much. The Federal Budget found that while just 14% of the country sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 01:31
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From 'chop chop' tobacco to black market smokes for just $10: The cigarette 'hacks' Australia's smoker are using to avoid paying the world's highest prices

Cigarette prices are approaching $40 a packet in Australia, but the country's smokers are using finding clever ways to buy cheap tobacco instead of giving up. From using 'chop chop' tobacco to buying black market cigarettes sold under the counter, more
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:14
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[New York] Australia Has The Most Expensive Cigarettes In The World

Australia is definitely leading the charge at forcing smokers to pay more, with a packet of 20 Marlboro cigs costing around £14.80, with New Zealand close in second at £13.10. That's over five pounds more expensive than in the UK and close to £10 more th
LADbible (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:04
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