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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Australia] EXCLUSIVE: Bon voyage! Brazen, one-finger salute from a cigarette smoking troublemaker as he's booted off a cruise ship to the cheers of relieved passengers - after the terrifying brawl on Carnival Legend's 'ship from hell'

Daily Mail Australia has obtained exclusive pictures of the moment a number of men were escorted off the Carnival Legend by police - to cheers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[Australia] Fines and jail time increase for illegal tobacco growing

THE Australasian Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed tougher penalties for illegal tobacco farms. "Taxpayers lose $1.6 billion in excise each year as a result of organised tobacco crime, and that money is literally diverted from hospitals and
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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VIDEO: Australia’s vaping restrictions labelled as ‘outrageous’

Vaping is used around the world to reduce smoking deaths but it is illegal to smoke them without a prescription in Australia. NSW Liberal MP Peter Phelps tells Ben Fordham his fellow politicians are being cowardly by refusing to legalise the safer alter
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:29
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[Australia] STUDY FINDS SUPPORT FOR PHARMACY TOBACCO SALES

A quarter of pharmacies would strongly consider selling tobacco if pharmacy was its only legal outlet, a new study has found In recent years, New Zealand and international stakeholders have floated several potential ways to move towards smoke-free goals
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Australia] Austria's plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Now the Vienna Chamber of Physicians and Austrian Cancer Aid are launching a petition calling on the government to reconsider. Dr Thomas Szekeres, the head of the Austrian and Vienna Chamber of Physicians, says they "don't understand why the government
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2018 17:40
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[Australia] NSW mums-to-be butting out for their bubs

Fewer pregnant women are smoking in NSW compared with 20 years ago, but too many expectant mothers are still lighting up in some regional areas. The number of pregnant women smoking state-wide has dropped a whopping 61 per cent in the two decades to 201
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Australia] Smokin'! Busty model Belle Lucia flaunts her ample assets as she poses next to Justin Bieber's 'ex' Sahara Ray... as the latter is spotted puffing on a cigarette in a back alley

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 01:58
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[Australia] Third hand cigarette smoke not cause for panic

Professor Simone Dennis, an anthropologist who has studied the lives of smokers for 15 years, has urged Australian policy makers to wait for appropriate scientific evidence before passing any laws relating to third-hand-smoke. "There is a paranoia now a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:54
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[Australia] Government’s position on vaping ‘illogical’, says crossbench senator Cory Bernardi

Bernardi has taken ‘Vape Force One’ for a lap of parliament house in Canberra. The senator claimed the government's prohibition on buying vapour devices, or e-cigarettes, doesn't stack up with health evidence, as he jumped into the driving seat of a van
West Australian (au)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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