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[Australia] Wollongong councillors to vote on extension to smoke-free zones

a council review of the Smoke-Free (Recreation Areas) Policy has recommended it be amended to include public areas with outdoor fitness equipment, such as at Wollongong’s Lang Park. According to a council report the policy was developed in recognition of
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:33
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: ALP's blanket ban on vapers in smoke-free spaces could do more harm than good

The proposal by NSW Labor to introduce a blanket ban on personal vaporisers, also known as e-cigarettes, in smoke-free areas is not justified on health grounds and could do more harm than good.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:43
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Australian workers who smoke hit national pocketbook

Smoking among the working population is predicted to cost Australia an estimated $340 billion in lost productivity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the
EurekAlert
added Nov 15, 2017 03:23
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[Australia, Hong Kong] The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond

Philip Morris ... to claim billions in compensation for Australia’s plain packaging law. It took more than four years and reportedly cost A$50 million in legal fees for the tribunal to decide that Philip Morris was not a Hong Kong company.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:18
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[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
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[Australia] Experts Are Urging Smokers To Switch Over To Vaping

“For those smokers who won’t or can’t quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping,” he said. Professor McRobbie is a co-author of the influential Cochrane Review into e-cigarettes which found e-cigarettes can help people to quit smoking but c
Triple M radio (au)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Australia] Smokers should switch to vaping: experts

Health professionals gathered in Melbourne on Monday to hear how the smoke-free technology could help smokers move away from deadly cigarettes. "For those smokers who won't or can't quit, the next best thing would be to switch to vaping," Queen Mary Uni
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:20
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[Australia] Council to consult on banning smoking on The Parade in Norwood

SMOKERS face butting out on The Parade, and in some nearby side streets, as part of a plan to create Adelaide’s first smoke-free suburban retail strip. Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Council will from next week ask the community it if it wants smoking ba
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:39
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries

HWL disparagement was assessed as the frequency of making fun of HWLs in the past month...HWL disparagement among smokers may indicate greater warning relevance and processing and does not result in counterproductive effects on cessation efforts.
Health Education Research
added Nov 17, 2017 20:03
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[Australia] Update on plain tobacco packaging Nov 10 2017

59 months after Australia implemented standardized "plain" tobacco packaging, here's the state of play in 18 nations 6 nations have legislated and implemented/ Australia (Dec 2011, implemented Dec 2012) France (Nov 2015, implemented May 2016) UK (March
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added Nov 12, 2017 21:16
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