Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,225 headlines found
Australian Federal Police and NSW police reportedly raided 26 homes on Tuesday, as well as more than a dozen other homes in a separate investigations understood to be centred on the alleged importation of 50 million illegal cigarettes and the drug ice.
Aug 8, 2017 Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
Aug 7, 2017 MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Aug 7, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
Aug 6, 2017 ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
As an asthmatic I would wake up with a rough cough from all the second-hand smoke, and my long hair would smell like Satan’s ashtray for at least a day. I say the smoking bans do not go quite far enough. If people want to spend a stupid amount of money
Aug 5, 2017 Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 14:34
Drinking, smoking, carousing; living life to the max rather than in the tedious pursuit of longevity. It’s a fine approach to take – until the health implications whack you squarely in the jaw. Or a more sensitive region.
Aug 4, 2017 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:36
Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]
The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Aug 4, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
Aug 4, 2017 The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
PENINSULA smokers have been forced to butt out around diners after tough new anti-smoking laws came into effect last week. But food and market businesses say they aren’t expecting much of an impact on trade from the changes to the Tobacco Act 1987, whic
Aug 4, 2017 Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 00:58
To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Aug 3, 2017 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50