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[Asia-pacific] WHO gives full support to Australia's plain tobacco packaging

"Australia scored a major victory when its highest court recently upheld the country's novel plain packaging law," said Dr Shin Young-soo, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, during the sixty-third session of the WHO Regional Committee for th
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:47
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[Australia, UK] Plain Packaging Bid May Highlight Benefits of Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes provide a nicotine hit without necessitating the inhalation of harmful chemicals such as tar and carbon monoxide. They can be used indoors and they do not compel others to breathe passive smoke
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2012 00:23
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Tobacco ban backed for South Australia's next generation of potential smokers

See the full survey results and tell us below if you agree
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 14, 2012 00:51
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[Australia] Smoking rate drops, waistlines grow

YOUNG Australians are smoking less but as a nation our waistlines are growing, a new report into health risk factors shows. The report, released on Tuesday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), compared key risk factors for health
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 10, 2012 13:17
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[Australia, Brazil] Evidence piles up in favor of plain cigarette packs

A study conducted in Brazil provides further evidence that plain cigarette packaging reduces the appeal of cigarettes.
News-Medical.net
added Sep 10, 2012 11:41
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[Australia, Tanzania] KAIGARULA: Smoking: Committing suicide in doses

A medical doctor friend half-shocked and half-amazed me by his cynical response to my criticism of his smoking habit. He said if it were possible for people buried in some graveyard in Dar es Salaam to resurrect briefly and tell us what the cause of thei
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:11
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Effectiveness of stop-smoking medications: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey

Consistent with evidence from randomized controlled trials, smokers in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the United States are more likely to succeed in quit attempts if they use varenicline, bupropion or nicotine patch.
Addiction
added Sep 5, 2012 16:46
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] In real-world setting, anti-smoking aids help

A large new survey across four countries has found that smokers attempting to quit have considerably more success when they use nicotine patches or prescription medications than when they go it alone without anti-smoking aids.
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2012 16:44
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[Australia] Kicking the Habit

The program offers exclusive behind the scenes access to Australia's first female Attorney-General as she learns of the High Court victory and explores the personal story behind her own family's experience with tobacco.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:55
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[Australia, India] SRINIVASAN: Ending Up In Smoke

the island country's borders are easier to police than even many other developed countries. India, on the other hand, is one of the top producers of tobacco. And fakes already abound. The country's traditional weakness in law enforcement will, in all lik
Times of India
added Aug 30, 2012 01:46
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