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tobacco Archives

ATO seizes $171m worth of illegal tobacco

ATO says the cigarette industry suffers from huge lost due to Illicit tobacco.

Philip Morris calls for HTPs to be made legal in Australia

The tobacco company has submitted an application to the ACCS calling for laws to be amended.

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.

AACS criticises WA tobacco regulations

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

Marlboro maker in talks to acquire Canadian cannabis company

A deal would mark one of the largest combinations between mainstream tobacco and the booming marijuana sector.

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

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.

Philip Morris cuts Australian workforce

Tobacco giant to slash up to 150 jobs.

AACS says convenience store owners targeted weekly

"People in our industry are feeling less and less safe when they go to work."

Aussies becoming more health conscious

IBISWorld expects Australian obesity levels for those aged 18 and over to rise.

AACS tells Aussies to report selling of illicit tobacco

Illegal tobacco costs Government over $1.6 billion yearly.

Mining magnate takes on Tobacco firms

Billionaire seeks legal action to change smoking age.

Senator says Australia’s anti-tobacco measures failed

“It’s time to end this ridiculous ban on e-cigarettes."

AACS boss backs Government tobacco blitz

Jeff Rogut says illegal tobacco puts public and businesses at risk.