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The case for forcing the tobacco industry to pay for cigarette butts

The case for forcing the tobacco industry to pay for cigarette butts

Cigarette butts with filters are the most commonly littered item worldwide, with a staggering 4.5 trillion of them tossed into the environment each year. This is a huge problem: many end up on beaches and in t...
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Tobacco Archives

Convenience group opposes raising legal age to buy tobacco

AACS chief says raising legal age will boost the black market and will cost jobs in the convenience industry.

Industry body calls for vaping to be legalised

Vaping is a public health priority and should be legalised, ARA says.

Smokeless tobacco products flying under the radar of regulation in many countries

At least a quarter of tobacco users take smokeless tobacco products.

Tougher new e-cigarette laws begin in SA

The use of e-cigarettes in non-smoking areas banned under the legislation.

AACS criticises WA tobacco regulations

Displays must be implemented at the store's own cost.

Tobacco companies lead top global employers

Philip Morris and British American Tobacco recognised as top performers.

Faeces, pesticides and nicotine found in e-cigarettes

Products labelled as nicotine‐free e‐cigarettes contained traces of toxic chemicals.

Philip Morris unveils new smokeless devices to boost sales in Japan

Regular e-cigarettes are banned in Japan so its the main market for “heat not burn” products.

Philip Morris pushes for smoking alternatives

Majority believes consumer goods companies should research and innovate in the interest of public health.

What’s the size of the black market in tobacco and who is behind it?

Tobacco companies are failing to control their supply chain

UK study finds vaping could harm lung cells

A study found that vaping may damage lung cells which remove dust particles, bacteria and allergens.

Calls to legalise nicotine e-cigarettes

A report showed that e-cigarettes can assist some smokers in giving up traditional cigarettes.

AACS calls for tougher penalties for tobacco related robberies

"Every time the price of legal tobacco rises, criminals who sell illegal products cash in. It must stop.”

Industry applauds illicit smoke ring bust

Australian Border Force seized almost three million illegal cigarettes.

Philip Morris International calls for greater support for smoke-free alternatives

Global tobacco giant wants creatives to embrace science-led innovation.