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The penalties imposed for violating vaping laws across Australia

Australia is renowned for having some of the most stringent vaping regulations around the world. This article lists the different penalties faced by violators across the country’s states and territories.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:59
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[UK] Regular smoking in young people at record low

But there are signs that falls in recent years are levelling off, with the proportion of young people who have ever tried a cigarette similar to figures in 2014. “We urge the government to prioritise tobacco control so we can achieve the goal of a ‘smo
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:58
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[UK] 40,000 healthcare professionals trained to help smokers quit

Public Health England (PHE) today (3 November 2017) confirmed that nearly 40,000 healthcare professionals have been trained to offer quit smoking advice as part of a drive to make the NHS smoke-free by 2019. An event today in Birmingham, held by PHE, wil
Wired-GOV (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:38
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 23:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Comeback for tobacco titans

For at least four successive quarters until 2QCY17, the gross turnover of both PAKT and PMPK saw massive slump on a year-on-year basis. The two companies attributed the gloom and doom to the duty-non-paid (DNP) brands, which were manufactured locally by
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:37
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[Netherlands] Over sick of smoking Wat zegt de praktijk

We believe that the TI should not be able to get off with a guilty verdict in which civil liability is determined, but that the TI must –eventually- be confronted with the verdict of a criminal judge who determines that the TI has committed a criminal off
Sick of Smoking (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:33
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[UK] All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes

As of 2 May 2017, the APPG’s Secretariat was the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVAI).[3] At this time UKVAI’s membership consisted of small independent e-cigarette manufactures and four tobacco manufacturers: Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Fontem
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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[Spain] Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange...Factors associated with implementation of the 5A’s smoking cessation model [FREE FULL TEXT]

clinical healthcare workers do not perform the 5A’s completely. The main barriers identified suggest the need of training and making available practical guidelines in healthcare services. Organizational support is essential for moving towards the implemen
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:49
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[UK] Drug use more likely than smoking among secondary school pupils

The survey also found 19% of respondents saying they had smoked cigarettes at least once, a proportion roughly level with 2014 but well below the figure for 1996 when almost half of pupils questioned had tried smoking. And, in 2016, only 6% of pupils wer
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:26
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