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[Australia] KOSTERICH: Beyond a binary approach: why WA must legalise vaping now

When medical professionals seek to treat or help people, we need a variety of options. No one antidepressant or antihypertensive works for everyone. Different approaches are required and we must tailor what is best to the individual. The more options we
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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[Australia] NSW bans public vaping with $550 fine for offenders

E-cigarette smokers could be fined up to $550 if caught vaping in public spaces or on public transport across NSW under new laws passed on Wednesday night. The ban will come into effect in July, bringing NSW into line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:02
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[Asia, China] State Media Blames Cooking, Secondhand Smoke for Lung Cancer

Cooking fumes and secondhand smoke may be responsible for a rising incidence of lung cancer in China’s nonsmoking women, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper reported Thursday. The article follows a report published earlier this year by t
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:54
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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest. But the legal smoking age will only be raised to 21 in Western Australia if the rest of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:43
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke, cooking cause lung cancer among non-smoking women

women who don't smoke can also get lung cancer due to their exposure to secondhand smoke and cooking oil fumes, according to a report by the China Cancer Center. The report complied data from China's 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, a
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Apr 12, 2018 18:02
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[Europe] EU court adviser says ban on Swedish snuff tobacco product valid

An EU ban on the sale of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product made by Swedish Match, is valid, an adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday...The ECJ will make a final decision in two to four months’ time.
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2018 17:59
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[Australia] E-cigarettes: NSW bans vaping in public places with $550 fine for offenders

Health officials say vapours can contain cancer-causing substances as ban brings state in line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and ACT
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:58
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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 was tabled at a meeting of the nation's Health Ministers on Thursday. Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hits $25m in sales

TOBACCO sales have reached $25.8 million from 8.9 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21, official figures show.
Chronicle (zw)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:37
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