Headlines Tagged with Australia — 9,499 headlines found
[Australia, UK] Indigenous health: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking rate drops below 40%
For the first time the rate of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has dropped below 40% and a third of those who have previously smoked have now successfully quit, new data shows. However, the rate remains much higher than non-In
Apr 28, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:43
Simon Chapman says researchers in the UK are unique in their "extreme enthusiasm" for e-cigarettes. "They're quite blind to some of the concerns that people in other countries are expressing," he told AAP. "They've only been around e-cigarettes since ab
Apr 28, 2016 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 28, 2016 17:42
Once he joined the army, others would offer him cigarettes, he argued. He said the instructors were smokers, and during breaks the instructors would stand with the other smokers. He said people would be "lighting up every chance they got".
Apr 24, 2016 The Age (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 18:22
British American Tobacco subsidiary Nicovations Australia last year applied to register its Voke inhaler - an aerosol can that releases a nicotine vapour - with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) as an over-the-counter drug. Electronic cigarettes
Apr 21, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:31
Depp asked where he could have a cigarette. A spokesman for the Department of Justice said in "this instance, Mr Depp was authorised to smoke by a member of the courthouse staff", directing him to a courthouse balcony.
Apr 19, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 20, 2016 16:02
In the tobacco wars, the strategic importance of Australia is critical. Big Tobacco will go to extraordinary lengths to ensure moves to quell smoking fail.
Apr 19, 2016 The Conversation (au)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09
Every dog has its day! Amber Heard and Johnny Depp fly out of Australia on a private jet after apologising for falsifying documents to smuggle pets into the country
During his wife's hearing Depp was spotted smoking a cigarette on one of the courthouse's balcony - a breach of the rules...court clerks made an exception for the star to stop him from leaving the building where hordes of fans awaited their departure.
Apr 19, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:18
The pro-vaping trend in Britain...is particularly relevant, but has been attacked by outspoken Australian public health figures including Simon Chapman. His very presence in the review team raises doubts about its impartiality, and that the department a
Apr 18, 2016 Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:50
The Australian Medical Association has slammed new research claiming eight in 10 medical health practitioners support the use of e-cigarettes. The research, released on Thursday, was conducted on behalf of Nicoventures, a start-up company owned by Briti
Apr 18, 2016 Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
Simon Chapman believes a proposal to lift the smoking age to 21 or 25 will not work without serious penalties for shopkeepers. AUSTRALIA’S most respected tobacco control commentator has labelled Tasmania’s possible bid to raise the smoking age to 21 as
Apr 15, 2016 Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:17