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MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes will save lives and should not be illegal in Australia

The right balance of regulations could substantially improve public health and save hundreds of thousands of Australian lives. We cannot afford to get it wrong.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 14:37
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[Australia] Canberra diplomats in black market alcohol and tobacco probe

Foreign diplomats based in Canberra are being investigated for their alleged involvement in the black market trade of alcohol and tobacco. The Australian Border Force has confirmed it is investigating the alleged rorting of the special privileges that a
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 03:37
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[Australia] VIDEO: Budget 2016: $40 cigarettes will force smokers into black market claims tobacco industry

In a fiery response to the Turnbull government's $4.7 billion budget hit to tobacco excise, British American Tobacco said crime syndicates that smuggle cigarettes into Australia will be "champing at the bit" at the prospect of increasing their share of t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 12, 2016 02:33
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Canada: Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

Plain packaging in this context means that tobacco company brand elements consisting of colours, logo and design elements of the brand will not be allowed to be used on product packaging. However, there are potential conflicts between government and suppl
Mondaq
added May 12, 2016 02:13
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[Australia, UK] PATERSON: The History Of Tobacco Marketing In The Music Industry

tobacco companies used nightclubs and related music events. These companies capitalise on the knowledge that young people are eager to follow trends and willing to do whatever is deemed cool. Examples like these demonstrate the importance of the measures
Howl and Echoes
added May 11, 2016 20:43
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] 'Sin tax' on palm oil and plain packaging on tobacco — Iman Pambagyo

if the plain packaging policy on tobacco is found to be justified under the WTO agreements, nothing will prevent the same from being applied to any other product believed to be harmful to human health or the environment.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 8, 2016 17:44
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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
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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/News.com (au)
added May 6, 2016 19:31
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[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
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[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
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