Tobacco giant says plain packaging has not been successful in reducing appeal of tobacco.
South Australian report takes “one step forward, three steps back” in review of e-cigarette sales, says AACS.
The price of cigarettes would continue to rise into the next decade under a policy being considered by the Labor opposition.
Three of four planned tobacco excise increases have now taken effect, with the government and tobacco industry continuing to “butt” heads over perceived outcomes of the tax.
New laws banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to children take effect in NSW from 1 September 2015.
The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed British American Tobacco Australia’s Freedom of Information requests.
A review has found that almost all of the 2.6 million adults using e-cigarettes in Great Britain are current or ex-smokers and suggests that e-cigs may be contributing to falling smoking rates.
Police continue to investigate spate of break and enters and the commercial theft of $1.7 million in cigarettes from Sydney warehouses.
Heart Foundation Northern Territory and Cancer Council NT joined forces on the weekend to call for bans on the sale