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[Australia] Number of smokers drops to new low

New statistics show the number of smokers in Victoria has fallen below 15 per cent for the first time. Quit Victoria has released its latest research from 2011, which shows only one in seven people in the state are smokers.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:09
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[Australia] VIDEO: Time to terminate that habit? Arnold Schwarzenegger puffs on a cigar as he travels to a real estate conference in Brisbane with girlfriend Heather Milligan

He might be a fitness fanatic but he also has a certain fondness for cigars. And on Tuesday, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't hold back as he casually puffed away in the company of his girlfriend Heather Milligan.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2015 13:09
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Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
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[Australia] E-cigarette liquids may harm kids

FLAVOURED liquids meant for e-cigarettes may illegally contain nicotine, NSW Health has warned. E-cigarettes are meant to be a healthy replacement for smoking, but 70 per cent of samples tested by NSW Health contained high levels of nicotine.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 29, 2013 17:45
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[Australia, New York] Will revolution in cigarette packaging make a global difference in battling tobacco health crisis

Rimmer said the "heyday of big tobacco" was over and though smoking was still growing in developing countries such as India, Indonesia and China it was "only a matter of time" before anti-tobacco measures reached those places. But Daube said "well over"
New York Daily News
added Aug 22, 2012 02:16
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[Australia] AMA calls on State Governments to work harder on tobacco control

On World No Tobacco Day, AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, called on the State and Territory Governments to follow the strong leadership of the Federal Government on tobacco control by doing more to stop people smoking.
Virtual Medical Centre (au)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:09
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[Dominican Republic] UPDATE 2-Australia hit with 3rd WTO complaint on tobacco law

The Dominican Republic filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization about Australia's tobacco packaging laws on Wednesday, becoming the third country to challenge regulations strongly opposed by big cigarette manufacturers.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2012 07:05
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[Australia] Prisons illegally selling cigarettes to inmates

WA prisons have been illegally selling cigarettes to inmates for five years because the State Solicitor's Office advised that it was lawful.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:16
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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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