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.
The Victorian Government has released an update to the rules and regulations regarding the sale, advertising, and display of tobacco and e-cigarettes
Tobacco suppliers have been denied the ability to impose restrictive sanctions on retailers or wholesalers suspected of selling illicit tobacco products.
Life is anything but a drag for Nikitas Theophilopoulos, the managing director of Philip Morris International (Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands).
The Federal Court has ordered three online e-cigarette retailers to pay penalties for breaching the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
The ABC has reported on a rumour that the Australian Government has won a dispute regarding international tobacco plain packaging.