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[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
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:43

[Australia] UK medical body backs e-cigarettes

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
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 28, 2016 17:42

[Australia] Army did not cause soldier's smoking-related diseases, tribunal finds

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".
The Age (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 18:22

[Australia] Federal Court forces drug regulator to consider nicotine inhaler case

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
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:31

[Australia] VIDEO: Johnny Depp smoked 'in good faith'

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.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 20, 2016 16:02

[Australia] RENNIE: How might Big Tobacco react to a rise in cigarette excise?

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.
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.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:18

[Australia] Terry Barnes – What is the Turnbull Government’s e-cig policy review hiding?

The pro-vaping trend in 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
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Apr 19, 2016 13:50

[Australia] Tobacco Company Approaching Aussie Doctors To Introduce E-Cigarettes

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
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40

[Australia] Tasmania raising smoking age to 21 would be ‘symbolic gesture politics’, expert says

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
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:17
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