The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has welcomed comments by Colin Mendelsohn, associate professor and tobacco treatment specialist at the University of NSW, for saying that Australia needed to embrace vaping and eCigarettes.
International tobacco company Phillip Morris has made waves through the public with ads taken out in UK newspapers noting its new year resolution and “ambition…to stop selling cigarettes in the UK”.
The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has encouraged people to dob in criminals selling illicit tobacco.
A survey by Quit Victoria has revealed that almost 1 in 2 smokers between the ages of 18 and 29 in Victoria believe that rolling their own cigarettes is a healthier option.
Tobacco companies in the US have run ads in a national campaign, admitting that cigarettes are addictive and deadly.
An Australian intuitive has found that over 75% of Queenslanders would support a push to increase the legal cigarette purchase/smoking age to 21, from age 18.
While the illicit tobacco trade in Australia is well known to government and police officials, new claims have come out that tobacconists are employing sneaky tactics to promote cigarettes.
The Federal Government has been advised by Ritchies Stores not to ignore warnings from the Australian Border Force (ABF).
Mining billionaire and anti-cancer campaigner Andrew Forrest believes the legal smoking age in Australia should be raised to 21.
The illegal tobacco industry in Australia is variously estimated to be equivalent to around 14 per cent of total volume.
The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has voiced its support for the Government crackdown on illegal tobacco products.
Cigarette smokers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to quit and succeed in the attempt, according to a recent US study.