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[Australia] Lung cancer mortality rates set to decline

Lung cancer mortality rates in Australia will continue to fall in the next quarter-century, possibly as a result of tobacco control regulations from the early 1990s, research has found.Led by Cancer Council NSW researchers, and published in the journal Lu
The New Daily (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:37

[Australia] Vape laws in SA based on 'ideology rather than science', but e-cigarette debate far from settled

Is Australia missing out? E-cigarettes have been endorsed in England, Scotland and New Zealand, but public health experts in Australia say there isn't enough evidence to show vaping is safe. How do e-cigarettes work?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 02:37

[Australia] 'A disturbing complacency': losing focus on tobacco control

Cancer campaigners want the NSW government to ban tobacco vending machines, slap a licensing regime on cigarette sellers and strengthen smoke-free environment laws in a bid to save lives. As the Berejiklian government and the Labor opposition enter elec
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:55

[Australia] Sydney trio guilty on tobacco ring charges

Three men will be sentenced after pleading guilty to their involvement in a tobacco smuggling ring which also allegedly included two of John Ibrahim's brothers.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:48

[Australia] John Ibrahim's son cleared of role in tobacco smuggling ring

The prosecution alleges the money, then handed to an undercover police officer in the Sackville Hotel car park, was payment or part-payment for the illegal importation of cigarettes. The court was played CCTV footage of the exchange, which magistrate Be
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 10, 2018 18:24

[Australia] New Zealand national deported after failed attempt to smuggle tobacco through Perth International Airport

A 23-year-old has been put back on a flight to Kuala Lumpur after failing in his bid to smuggle 54 kilograms of molasses tobacco through Perth International Airport.Australian Border Force officers uncovered 54 one kilogram packets of the undeclared tobac
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:45

[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56

[Australia] CARUANA: Why We Should Drop The Term “E-Cigarettes”

Tobacco Harm Reduction experts agree that the word ‘e-cigarette’ should be replaced with vape or vaporiser, in order to avoid that the product is associated with its deadly combustible counterpart.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:56

Program Tackles Sky High Rates of Aboriginal Smoking in Australia

A new program in Sydney is helping indigenous Australians quit smoking. It’s also exploring the deeper reasons why about a third of aboriginal adults smoke, a much higher proportion than the national average. The organizers of the “Talking About Tobacco
Voice of America (
added Dec 2, 2018 17:12

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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