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Call for tough penalties for those who violently rob retailers

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has thrown its support behind Victoria Police calls for a stronger response to  punish violent thieves who commit crimes against retailers. As the community reels from an increase in so-called “swarming thefts” where larger groups of criminals use intimidatory violence as a stealing …

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AACS welcomes further e-cigarettes research

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has welcomed the health minister’s decision to commission further research into e-cigarettes. The aim, the health minister says, is to help Australians stop smoking traditional tobacco. “It’s encouraging to see the draconian position of a blanket ban, which fails to recognise the potential …

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