Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,221 headlines found
the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
Aug 17, 2012 The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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.
Jun 16, 2012 Virtual Medical Centre (au)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:09
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
Aug 9, 2015 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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
Nov 12, 2014 Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Mediational Pathways of the Impact of Cigarette Warning Labels on Quit Attempts (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]
Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a
Jul 10, 2014 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Jul 11, 2014 07:44
Two more clashes must be fought and won before it can claim victory, and these battles will be waged on very different terrain.
Aug 18, 2012 The Australian (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 13:35
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.
Jul 18, 2012 Reuters
added Jul 19, 2012 07:05
WA prisons have been illegally selling cigarettes to inmates for five years because the State Solicitor's Office advised that it was lawful.
Jun 14, 2012 WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:16
Prisoner advocates have urged inmates to go on strike inside the state's prisons and refuse to undertake their usual prison labour duties. Others are warning it's going to lead to serious violence and even deaths.
Aug 8, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
An officer uncovered 64 packets of tobacco, 90 packets of cigarette papers, and 40 boxes of matches hidden in a wall at the Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre near Windsor. The items were likely purchased legally but their black market
Aug 7, 2015 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:39