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[Australia] Queensland to have nation's toughest anti-smoking laws

Smoking will be banned in bus stops, taxi ranks, outdoor malls and near child care centres in new Queensland laws. Selling tobacco products from pop-up retail outlets, like those at music festivals, will also be banned, as will smoking in and near aged-c
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:35

[Australia] E-cigarette regulations recommended in SA despite 'unclear' health risks

A State Parliament select committee on e-cigarettes has handed down its findings into the devices, which are used by 1.2 per cent of the SA population. It recommended taxing the devices, requiring child-proof caps and tamper-evident packaging on liquids
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:03

[Australia] Parliamentary committee delivers 20 recommendations on e-cigarettes

E-CIGARETTES should be banned in non-smoking areas and retailers should not be allowed to sell the vaporisers to children, a parliamentary committee recommends. Vaporisers also should feature health warnings and should not be decorated with “child-like
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 19:57

[Australia] CHAPMAN: It’s no guess Leyonhjelm’s tobacco inquiry will recommend reducing the tax

we have the blossoming spectacle of one of these, David Leyonhjelm, who initiated a Senate inquiry into tobacco tax in Australia. It will start taking evidence soon. Leyonhjelm, who has been backed by Philip Morris, is avowedly against tobacco tax. Mult
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:27

[Asia-pacific] National Interest Analysis [2016]: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Governments of: Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia...(PDF)

Australia will also lodge a notification, expressly permitted under Article 29.5, electing to prevent any and all Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) challenges to Australia’s tobacco control measures under the TPP...Australia’s tobacco control meas
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 23, 2016 08:06

[Australia] SmokeFree Tasmania rejects raising smoking age

SMF spokesman Professor Haydn Walters said the MLSA to 21 would criminalise smokers themselves, and not who he termed the “pushers and dealers” who profited from selling a known lethal product. Raising the smoking age was a prominent suggestion in Heal
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:33

[Australia] Tasmanian Government following tobacco industry's instructions, says anti-smoking group

But Professor Haydn Walters from SmokeFree Tasmania said while he supported the intention of the move, the Government needed to be braver "rather than serve the interests of the tobacco industry". Professor Walters said the approach was "punitive" and wo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:09

[Australia] Powerful industry group will "fight" Aussie state's plan to raise smoking age

An Australian state government will face opposition over its proposal to raise the smoking age to 21 or 25, with the region's powerful hospitality industry planning to challenge the bid.... Despite submissions on the proposal only closing on Friday, Tasma
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 19, 2016 17:37

[Australia] VIDEO: Tobacco industry targets illegal tobacco

With a senate inquiry into the impact of illegal tobacco, the tobacco companies have targeted the black market as a threat. / SARAH WHYTE, REPORTER: Despite some of the strictest smoking laws in the world and smoking rates going down, Australians spend
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:35

[Australia] Pub told it is allowed to KEEP its controversial vintage tobacco advertisements - days after the health department demanded they be taken down

Premier Colin Barnett called the health department's decision 'ridiculous' and said the pub can 'keep their decorations'. 'They are collectors pieces, they show an era gone by... it is not promoting smoking or selling cigarettes and if that's the way they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2016 16:16
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