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[Australia] Smoking among bipolar sufferers a concern

The rate of smoking among Australians with bipolar disorder is unacceptably high and it's crucial they get help to quit, concerned psychiatrists say. Research shows nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of people with the mood disorder, where people suffer fr
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25
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[Australia, New Zealand] Aust 'hermit kingdom' over e-cigarette ban

Australia is at risk of becoming a "hermit kingdom" having been beaten by New Zealand when it comes to legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm warns...."This is yet another example of Australia being left behind on very basic i
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:48

[Australia] E-cigarette nicotine ban condemned as 'flawed and unethical' by doctors, health experts

"It is unethical and unscientific to exempt nicotine in tobacco products and to deny smokers access to a much safer alternative," the group wrote in a submission to the TGA...disappointed the group had failed to convince the TGA to adopt a policy that cou
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:27
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[Australia] Man suffers serious head injuries after being hit by Melbourne train 'during fight with transit officers when they found him smoking in a carriage'

A wrestle took place at the end of the platform but the man got away from officers before he hit the side of the moving train.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:32

[Australia] What Happens When You Put Disturbing Labels on Cigarette Packs

"Our results imply that, in addition to selling a product that causes death, tobacco companies also sell strong brand identities that help positively redefine what smoking means for a smoker's sense of self. The introduction of plain packaging was a rare
added Mar 27, 2017 14:49

[Australia] ARCHIVE: Are these photos the pointy end of tobacco control? Or just another example of what the tobacco industry does best?

look at how e-cigarettes are promoted in countries like the US where they can be freely sold...The June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against two online retailers for suggesting that e-cigarettes do not cont
Sydney Health Law (blog) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:25

[Australia] Scheduling delegate's final decisions, March 2017

The delegates have confirmed the interim decision and reasons for the decision as no evidence has been received to alter the interim decision. The delegates' final decision is that the scheduling for nicotine remains appropriate. Reasons for the final de
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:22

Organised crime syndicates smuggling ‘low risk’ tobacco leaf and cigarettes into Australia

With government taxes on tobacco set to rise again in May’s federal Budget, black market tobacco leaf and cigarettes are now as profitable as narcotics. And such is the “low risk high return” market, Federal law enforcement now have credible evidence mo
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:28

[Australia] Tobacco lighting up terror groups ($$)

CRIME syndicates trafficking drugs are now smuggling tobacco leaf and cigarettes and
Geelong (Vic) Advertiser (au)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:22

[Australia] Smoking ban to extend into Hall St, Bondi Beach, next week

Both sides of the street between Campbell Pde and Glenayr Ave will become smoke-free between 7am to 9pm daily to protect the community from passive smoking. The move extends Waverley Council’s smoke-free areas, which include all beaches as well as Sprin
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:28
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