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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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E-cigarette companies face fines

The Federal Court has ordered three online e-cigarette retailers to pay penalties for breaching the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). This is claimed to be the first time any regulator globally has successfully acted against false and misleading claims about the presence of carcinogens in e-cigarettes. In separate proceedings against each …

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