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[Australia] Smoking early is linked to chronic period pain

studied a large population sample of 9,000 women, all of whom were taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, from 1996 onwards. Every three to four years between 2000 and 2012, the women were asked about the frequency of severe p
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:32
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2014 14:31

[Australia] VIDEO: Should you need a licence to smoke? Full version

Professor Simon Chapman AO from the Sydney School of Public Health discusses his radical new proposal to reduce the number of people smoking in Australia. #smokinglicence
You Tube
added Nov 28, 2014 12:37
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[Australia] Big Tobacco distributes report bullying plain packaging laws

Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have briefed research and data to media outlets as "proof" plain packaging laws have failed, on the eve of their second anniversary on December 1. Philip Morris is promoting "a new piece of independent research
The Age (au)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:24
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[Australia] E-cigarettes the same as traditional cigarettes under new Queensland law

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said while he believed there was still uncertainty over the device's health risks and effectiveness as a quit-aid, the government wasn't looking to ban them outright. Instead, they will now be treated the same as othe
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:24

[Australia] Jolie spotted smoking after 'fuming row' with hubby Brad Pitt

the couple, who was in Australia for the premiere of the 39-year-old actress' new film 'Unbroken,' looked frustrated with Pitt throwing his arms up and down during the verbal spat on a balcony at the Intercontinental Sydney hotel, reported.
ANI (in)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:38

[Australia] British American Tobacco spokesperson claims smoking among young people going up with plain packaging

British American Tobacco says government statistics show the increase in smokers aged between 12 and 17. Scott McIntyre is a spokesman for British American Tobacco - and he speaks to Marius Benson about the figures.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2014 13:22

Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19

[Australia] Cigarettes and junk food dominate supermarket sales growth

Australians now spend 10 per cent of the nation's annual grocery bill on tobacco products, and one in every five dollars spent at supermarkets goes on cigarettes or junk food, according to confidential industry data.
The Age (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:53

[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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