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[Australia] Asher Keddie has a cigarette break between filming scenes for the new season of Offspring

The actress, who plays Dr Nina Proudman in the Logie award-winning drama, was seen puffing away on the cigarette with her on-screen brother on the first day of filming last week.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 6, 2016 19:49

Illegal tobacco industry flourishing in Australia as government hikes taxes

But instead of quitting, many smokers are buying cut-price cigarettes from the dangerous and unregulated illicit industry, which distributes 2.4 million kilograms of tobacco across the country every year. The Budget expects to raise $4.7 billion from tob
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added May 6, 2016 19:31

[Australia] Cigarettes tax hike bipartisan but $19.5 billion hole in Labor costings

The government has found a A$19.5 billion hole in Labor’s plan to boost tobacco excise – a proposal that Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget will also adopt in the scramble for revenue...which has been increasing by 12.5% annually since 2013, will continue
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2016 10:22

[Australia] Budget 2016: $20 billion shortfall in smoking tax revealed

A budget document obtained by the Nine Network shows the government's planned tobacco tax will raise $28.2 billion over the decade, less than Labor expected.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added May 5, 2016 10:22

[Australia] Govt smoking tax to raise $28.2bn

A document shows the government's planned tobacco tax raises $19.8 billion less than Labor expected. Labor will have to find an extra $20 billion in funding after a leaked federal budget document showed a shortfall in the opposition's expected revenue f
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 5, 2016 10:22

[Australia] Treasury figures reveal cig tax shortfall ($$)

LABOR is facing a multi-billion-dollar Budget blowout, putting in doubt plans to fully fund its signature Gonski education reforms. New Treasury figures have revealed Bill Shorten will face a $19.5 billion shortfall from his plan to hike
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 5, 2016 10:21

[Australia] Tobacco tax rise comes after cigarette prices soar 343 per cent in 20 years

Smokers - asked to cough up yet again in the federal government's latest budget - should take a deep breath before looking at the chart below. It shows the price of tobacco has rocketed by 343 per cent since 1996, with the steepest rises since 2010.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 4, 2016 22:14

[Australia] The most expensive cigarettes in the world: Aussies will have to pay £23 for a pack of 25 after huge tax hike

prices will soar past $40 a packet by 2020 under planned tax changes which will see tobacco excise hiked by 12.5 per cent each year for the next four years. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announced he would lift the tobacco excise by 12.5 per cent a yea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:01

[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11

[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Holistic-Vape Is Seeking Investors to Support the International Growth of Their New One of a Kind E-Cigarette Juice NoNic™

The company is planning on expanding into Australia, New Zealand and Canada where nicotine liquid is currently not legal...pure herbs and plants extracted and blended together in a way that the synergistic effect is designed to calm addictive cravings, wh
PR Newswire
added May 4, 2016 17:05
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