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Tobacco

Retail groups in uproar over planned vaping laws
A man using a vaping device.

Retail groups in uproar over planned vaping laws

A man using a vaping device. A new government proposal to restrict the sale of vaping products to pharmacies – while cigarettes are still broadly available in stores – has caused an uproar among Australian ...
ATO seizes $171m worth of illegal tobacco
Walmart to halt sale of e-cigarettes in US stores
Convenience group opposes raising legal age to buy tobacco
Industry body calls for vaping to be legalised

Tobacco Archives

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.

Philip Morris supports Government’s organised tobacco crime initiative

Government plans to create Illicit Tobacco Taskforce.