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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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Backlash against Australian ‘nanny state’

strict rules outlawing everything from violent video games to ecigarettes and late-night revelling is turning Australia into a “nanny state” and damaging business, say critics.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[UK] Alcohol licence revoked over illegal tobacco sales at shop

A Nottinghamshire shop has had its alcohol licence revoked after trading standards officers discovered it was selling illegal tobacco. Biedronka, a grocery shop in Outram Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, became the first in the county to be dealt the punishm
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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Cigarettes and alcohol in music videos a 'health hazard' for teens: BMJ study

Music videos for Beyonce's Drunk in Love and Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines are saturated with depictions of drinking and smoking, making them a health hazard for young people, public health experts say. A study of how often teens were exposed to booze an
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:46
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results; Delivers Full-Year Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 8.9%

“In 2015, Altria delivered yet another year of excellent business results and outstanding shareholder returns,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. “We grew full-year adjusted diluted EPS by 8.9%, in line with
Business Wire
added Jan 28, 2016 18:48
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Music videos still glamorise alcohol and cigarettes

music videos on Youtube and films on TV are full of international celebrities drinking alcohol and smoking. This old trick has never died out, say researchers at the University of Nottingham. In fact it is still the best way of enticing young people into
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:45
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[UK] If you’re going to drink alcohol, make it part of a Mediterranean diet: It’s 'not the amount you drink but the manner in which you drink it that counts’

Some studies such as the Million Women Study (which really did involve well over a million women) found no increased risk of these cancers for women drinking up to two units a day, so long as they were non-smokers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 24, 2016 00:38
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[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47
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Weight loss, quitting smoking and giving up alcohol may be aided by hormones from our guts

Scientists are investigating whether an infusion of gut hormones could help people to stop over-eating, quit smoking, or give up alcohol. The team at Imperial College London are seeking volunteers to take part in their study, in which they are giving pa
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 18, 2016 15:15
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[New Zealand] A jab to stop cravings for alcohol, cigarettes and junk food

Scientists from Imperial College London believe using the hormones glucagon-like peptide-1 and ghrelin, which have been proved to stave off hunger pangs, they may be able to control the parts of the brain linked to addiction and stress.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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