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[Australia] Tom Elliott takes aim at the 'creeping ban' on smoking

Fifteen organisations are calling for smoking to be banned outside pubs, restaurants and cafes completely....Tom Elliott said he was sick of the "creeping ban" on smoking. "If they hate smoking so much… simply advocate for smoking to be banned for everyo
Radio 3AW
added Apr 5, 2016 16:44
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[Australia] 'I could do a total makeover of you': Pete Evans challenges Kyle Sandilands to Paleo diet but shock jock asks if he can smoke and 'sit around and eat' on strict regime

No doubt testing the limits, Kyle then asked if the diet would allow him to continue his unhealthy habit of smoking, however, Pete was quick to shut down the suggestion. Conceding defeat, Kyle appeared to reason, saying: 'Baby steps... I'll give up smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 5, 2016 15:39

[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

"The legislation will have the unintended consequence of effectively promoting alcohol consumption without food in outdoor areas where smoking is allowed." The groups said similar smoking laws recently passed in New South Wales had caused widespread con (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16

[Australia] WA’s anti-smoking lobbyists look for ban on smoking at home

Smoking in an apartment, unit, villa or townhouse could be outlawed in WA if health advocates get their way. A number of peak bodies have united in a submission to government as it considers reform of the strata titles act. Cancer Council WA, the Austr (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:14

[Australia] No Smoking at Home: Victoria Frames New Rules

The Victorian government is seeking new smoking curbs by modifying the concerned property laws covering apartments. The Issue Paper released by Consumer Affairs Victoria said a review of the Owners Corporation Act 2006 is in the cards and Victoria may f
Australia Network news (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:02

[Australia] 'My Daddy eats smoke from a Gatorade bottle all day': Child's drawing exposes dad's bad habits - but is it a ruse or depressing reality?

A child's letter describing his father's smoking habits raised eyebrows after it was posted to several social media websites on Sunday. The letter with accompanying drawing depicting the father's favourite past time was posted to Reddit and quickly becam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 19:06

[Australia] Millions in illegal tobacco seized from farm at Dingwall near Kerang

Fifteen million dollars worth of illegal tobacco has been seized from a farm in northern Victoria. A total of 22 hectares of tobacco plants were discovered growing on the property at Dingwall, near Kerang, late last month. Five large kilns were also se
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:23

[Australia] Quit Victoria says owners corporations should have ability to ban smoking in apartment bu

The comments come as a Victorian Government review into consumer property law raised the issue of "smoke drift" within apartment blocks. An issues paper prepared by Consumer Affairs Victoria noted smoke drift was commonly raised as an issue with owners
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:23

[Australia] Fact check: Is Labor's increased tobacco excise a 'workers tax'?

The verdict Mr Abbott's claim is spin. Mr Abbott used broad language, requiring Fact Check to make a number of assumptions. A "worker" is taken to be someone in a non-managerial job, with an income less than $70,000 a year.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 16:27

[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

Beer gardens and outdoor areas of cafes would become entirely smoke-free under a new Victorian proposal supported by more than a dozen leading health and community groups. The government announced last year that smoking would be banned in outdoor venues
The Age (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:44
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