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[Australia] Liquid nicotine and personal importation for use in electronic cigarettes

Some recent media reports about electronic cigarettes suggest that the importation of nicotine in personal amounts is exempt from regulation. This is not always the case. The media reports appear to be in reference to the personal importation scheme for
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:35

[Australia] Local council ‘smoking cops’ will get power to enter Victorian schools

CIGARETTE “cops” will have the power to enter Victoria’s schools, kindergartens and childcare centres to enforce new bans on outdoor smoking. Council inspectors will be allowed in to investigate possible breaches and ensure the rules are being complied
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:45

[Australia] Health experts alarmed after rise in accidental poisoning from e-cigarettes

Accidental poisoning calls included a toddler who ingested an entire nicotine capsule from the electronic device, and a nursing home patient found sucking on a flavoured cartridge. Health authorities around the country have expressed concerns about issu
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:31

HALL/MacKENZIE: Should Australia lift its ban on e-cigarettes?

World Health Organisation has just released a report on electronic nicotine delivery systems that calls for their global regulation... In this Viewpoints, Wayne Hall calls for the ban to be lifted, while Ross MacKenzie presents the case for retaining it.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:13

[Australia] Smoking ban in cars with children legislation introduced to NT Parliament

Minister Robyn Lambley described it as a significant reform to the Tobacco Control Act that will ensure Territory children are protected from the harms of second-hand smoke while travelling in a car. “Research shows that the air quality when smoking in
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:31

[Australia] Drive with Tim Cox: Time to say goodbye to smoking in films?

But would it work? Simon Chapman, a Professor of Public Health with the University of Sydney, joined the program.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:06

[Australia] VIDEOS: Cartoon anti-smoking ads — clever or ridiculous?

In a dramatic departure from the gruesome images used in existing campaigns, Quit Victoria has employed lighthearted animated videos with a cheerful tone. The cartoon series, entitled “Triggers”, is made up of four short videos that suggest ways smokers
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Aug 25, 2014 16:14

[Australia] DAVIDSON: Blowing Smoke on Plain Packaging

the government should repeal the plain-packaging legislation as imposing unacceptably high and unnecessary costs on the Australian economy – just as it has the carbon tax and hopefully the mining tax too.
Quadrant Magazine (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:04

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Prisoners should be free to smoke outside

A ban on outdoor smoking in such circumstances can only have ethical justification on openly paternalistic grounds: a ban is good for the health of smoking prisoners, because it would effectively force them to quit. But this is not a course of action tha
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:49

[Australia] Pubs busted on alleged flouting of outdoor smoking laws

MORE than a third of outdoor smoking areas in pubs and other venues serving alcohol have been caught flouting the law. The Liquor and Gaming branch has discovered many venues have modified outdoor smoking areas by partly enclosing them. While the hospi
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:46
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