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Demographic factors associated with smoking cessation during pregnancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2000-2011

Between 2000 and 2011, rates of smoking cessation during pregnancy increased dramatically across all demographic groups. However, specific demographic groups remain significantly less likely to quit smoking, suggesting a need for targeted efforts to promo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:43
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[Australia, Malaysia] AGENCY OVERSEEING OBAMA TRADE DEALS FILLED WITH FORMER TRADE LOBBYISTS

US Trade Representative...is being led by former lobbyists for corporations that stand to benefit from the deals...Christopher Wilson, the deputy chief of mission to the World Trade Organization, recently worked for C&M International...represented...Briti
The Intercept
added Apr 17, 2015 12:25
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[Australia] Risdon prisoners mixing nicotine patches with tea leaves to beat smoking ban, former inmate says

But former inmate Chris Burrell said the ban was far from effective, and prisoners were going to great lengths to smoke any substance they could get their hands on. "I was boiling up nicotine patches and mixing them with tea leaves and smoking those,"
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:27
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[Australia] Victoria's hospital and school smoking bans spark confusion on first day in force

Neither local nor state government took responsibility for policing the bans when contacted by the Herald Sun, despite the Victorian Department of Health website stating that compliance was to be enforced­ by “inspectors”, along with the wider community.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40
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[Australia] No rise in smuggling when cigarette branding is removed

“There have been repeated claims that the introduction of cigarette plain packaging leads to contraband, illegal cigarettes flooding the local market,” said lead researcher Macquarie University professor Matthew Peters in a statement. “What is clear from
Health-E (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:25
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[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] DOLACK: Trans-Pacific Partnership Says if a Corporation Claims it's True, it Must be True

an extra twist — the lawyer for Philip Morris, David A.R. Williams, is one of the judges appointed by New Zealand to the arbitration body hearing the case, ICSID. That is far from an isolated case as many ICSID judges are lawyers who specialize in represe
CounterPunch
added Apr 10, 2015 13:46
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[Australia] What’s On This Week Around The World: State of Play / White Rabbit Gallery.

“Cigarette Ash Landscape,” an installation by Yang Yongliang that features a giant suspended cigarette with ashes made of black-and-white photographs
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 10, 2015 13:31
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[Australia] FITZGERALD: Sovereign risk fears around TPP are overblown

without wishing to appear sympathetic towards the merchants of death in the tobacco industry, the Australian government accepted money to register trademarks...The TPP discourages inappropriate suits, by proposing to award all costs against those who brin
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 10, 2015 02:24
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Quit your puffing and ban smoking near food

It is time to get real about the terrible risks of second-hand smoking, not least in areas where people are all but captive to smoke, and most particularly in areas where food and drink is consumed.
The Age (au)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:01
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[Australia] BERMAN: Raising the minimum buying age for tobacco could mean fewer people start to smoke

Because no one (except for tobacco companies) wants the next generation to smoke, raising the minimum age to 21 is one tobacco control policy that nearly everyone can agree upon. It’s no surprise then, that a recently published study found that more than
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:42
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