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[Australia] From edible underwear and boob jobs to cigarettes because it 'reduces stress levels at work': The bizarre items people try to sneakily claim on their tax

'We all know smoking is bad for you but those who indulge have been known to argue that it reduces their stress levels,' Mr Chapman said. 'On that basis, one taxpayer argued for a tax deduction for his habit as a form of 'stress relief'. We sent that o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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[Australia] It is legal to import nicotine into Queensland

After repeated challenges by ATHRA, Queensland Health has now admitted that importation of nicotine to stop smoking is legal under the TGA Personal Importation Scheme (see below). Vapers need a prescription from their doctor to qualify. Queensland Healt
Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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[Australia] KOSTERICH: Sex, cars and e-cigarettes: why WA must imitate and vape

Yet public health now argues these devices should be banned because they are not harm free. It claims we need double blinded placebo trials and that, if vaping were to be legalised, then access needs to be through a doctor. It makes zero sense. The numb
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:24
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[Australia] Vapers targeted in Queensland Health crackdown

Threatening letters have been sent to people from Queensland Health, stating products have been seized at the border along with warnings that importing liquid containing nicotine could attract a $10,000 fine. It's a hot issue for some in the medical pro
Queensland Times (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:39
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[Australia] ‘It’s just a no-brainer’: The case for legalising e-cigarettes

But Dr Attila Danko says this is not the case. “If it was true that e-cigarettes were a massive gateway to children becoming addicted, I wouldn’t be on the side of legalising it,” says Danko. “But the truth is, the use among young people is mostly expe
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:33
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[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Govt 'wasted budget' on WTO tobacco packaging dispute, says YLKI

The Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) has criticized the government for “wasting the state budget” on challenging Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law... Tulus said the WTO decision was foreseeable and accused the government of not supporting int
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:10
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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