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[Australia] Smoking linked to higher risk of heart disease in teen girls

Teenage girls who smoke or take the oral contraceptive pill are at greater risk of heart disease than boys who smoke, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia. Their study, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, found higher l
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 9, 2014 07:16
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[Australia and Oceania] Smoking ceremony launches Australia Day / Tight squeeze as NSW celebrates Australia

An indigenous smoking ceremony has launched Australia Day celebrations on and around Sydney Harbour.
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:59
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[Australia, UK] Big tobacco could unduly influence trade negotiations, Julia Gillard says

Negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) need to be on the lookout for the “stealthy” influence of big tobacco, former prime minister Julia Gillard has warned. Writing for Guardian Australia on Monday, Gillard warned that tobacco-related aspec
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 23, 2013 11:53
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Australia 'fails' anti-tobacco bid

Australia has been accused of failing to defend its historic plain packaging tobacco legislation, with one report from regional talks in Singapore describing Australia as a "constant stumbling block" to other nations' attempts to secure the right to foll
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 13, 2013 00:16
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BILLION DOLLAR BABY: CONTRABAND TOBACCO’S PRICE TAG IN AUSTRALIA

The report was developed by KPMG LLP in the UK, and commissioned by British American Tobacco Australia (BATA), Philip Morris Limited and Imperial Tobacco Australia. It shows that the overall size of the market has grown from 11.8% to 13.3% and more than
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Nov 8, 2013 21:04
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[Australia] Queensland Corrective Services to ban smoking by prisoners and guards in jail

The Sunday Mail can reveal the state's 6000 prisoners will be banned from smoking in all parts of correctional facilities from May 5 next year. The tobacco ban policy was inadvertently released by the State Government with changes to its prisoner inform
The Australian (au)
added Nov 2, 2013 10:58
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India urged to follow Australian lead on cigarette plain-packaging

Anti-tobacco campaigners in India are calling for the country to follow Australia's lead on plain packaging for cigarettes. India is the second largest tobacco producing nation in the world and 1 million Indians die each year from cancer caused by smoki
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 29, 2013 15:06
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[Australia] Nurses fear smoking bans

Springborg is considering placing a blanket ban on smoking in Queensland Health facilities due to a growing number of hospital patients smoking around their buildings. Queensland Nurses Union State Secretary Beth Mohle tells Chris Adams while she support
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:49
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[Australia] Indonesia-Oz Dispute over Tobacco

Australia’s tough new tobacco packaging policy, which allows for no logos or brand imagery, is facing tough going in Indonesia, which has joined four other nations in challenging Australia’s plain-packaging policy for tobacco in the World Trade Organizat
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Oct 20, 2013 20:01
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South Australian Government invested $38m in tobacco companies

STATE Government agencies had about $38 million invested in tobacco companies in 2012, and the figure rose last year despite policies to cut smoking rates. The amount of funds indirectly invested in tobacco companies by WorkCover went from $3.9 million
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:20
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