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[Australia] Victorian Government floats smoking rules for owners corporations

an issues paper released by Consumer Affairs Victoria about a review of the Owners Corporation Act 2006 has flagged the possibility of Victoria following NSW where owners corporations can now make rules about smoke drift as a nuisance. This means that if
The Age (au)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:04
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[Australia] An arresting sight! Actress Gwendoline Christie sneaks in a quick cigarette break dressed as a policewoman on set of mini-drama series Top Of The Lake

The 37-year-old was spotted holding a smoke in her left hand as she ambled around the set on a short break.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2016 17:11
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[Australia] Hillarys boat fire destroys vessel, injures man who was smoking onboard

A blaze believed to have been sparked by a cigarette and fuel has gutted a boat in Perth and left its owner in hospital with burns. The boat was docked near Hillarys Boat Harbour in the city's north when it caught alight just after midnight.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:51
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When is a smoker an adult? Why we shouldn’t raise the legal smoking age to 21

But redefining adulthood is a step too far. The simplest and most obvious way of addressing controls on retailers selling to kids would be to ban any shop or shop owner found selling tobacco to minors from ever having a tobacco retail license. Full stop
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 30, 2016 21:14
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[Australia, Ukraine] Cut-price supermarket cigarettes not evidence of price war, says Cancer Council

The Ukrainian cigarettes, made by Imperial Tobacco, are between $3 and $6 cheaper than packets of the same brand manufactured in New Zealand. Anti-tobacco groups said the discounted cigarettes were "reprehensible" and designed to hook more people on the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:21
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[Australia] Smokes ban roadblock

A BID to change laws to create a tobacco-free generation in Tasmania have struck a hurdle with a lawyer suggesting the world-first legislation could breach consumers’ civil rights if passed. Upper House member Ivan Dean will seek a second legal opinion
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 14:57
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[Australia] Coles, IGA, Foodworks cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible by Quit

are selling cut-price premium brand cigarettes for as low as $20 a packet that are imported from Ukraine... "Any measure that is trying to make cigarettes cheaper for people to keep them hooked on an addictive product that kills two out three long-term sm
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:26
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[Indonesia] Trade Minister Disagrees with Australia Over Plain Packaging

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. Indonesia as the second largest exporter of manufactured tobacco products in the world will surely
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
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[Australia] Vic psych patient loses anti-smoke ban bid

A man ordered to reside at Melbourne's secure psychiatric facility after he killed his mother says the hospital's smoking ban may cause his mental state to deteriorate. The patient, who is allowed to leave the Thomas Embling facility unescorted during t
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 22, 2016 04:00
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[Australia] Thomas Embling Hospital mental health patient loses challenge to 'inhumane' smoking ban

A mentally ill Melbourne man who killed his mother 26 years ago has lost a court bid to overturn a smoking ban at a high security mental health hospital, despite arguing his mental state is at risk of "significant deterioration". The man, who cannot be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 22, 2016 03:52
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