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[Australia] Smoking ban causes confusion

A newly introduced smoking ban, which covers all outdoor eating areas across Victoria, is causing confusion for business owners and patrons. Julie Brown, owner of the Rustik Cafe Wine Bar in Bridge St, says some people are confused as to how the ban wil
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:19
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[Australia] Former employee of Travers Beynon ordered to pay Candyman’s legal costs

TOBACCO king Travers Beynon has won a minor skirmish in his $200,000 defamation lawsuit against his former sales manager in the District Court... he was successful in his bid to force the former sales and franchise manager of his company, Cigarette and Gi
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:01
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Vaporised nicotine and tobacco harm reduction for addressing smoking among people living with HIV: A cross-sectional survey of Australian HIV health practitioners’ attitudes [FREE FULL TEXT]

• There was uncertainty on the role of vaporised nicotine products (e-cigarettes).... Conclusions Despite supporting the principle of THR, health practitioners may require more evidence and knowledge about VNPs before being willing to consider them as a
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 20:52
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[Australia] Effect of long-term maternal smoking on the offspring’s lung health [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal SE can enhance oxidative stress and the expression of RAGE, as well as promote RAGE-mediated inflammatory responses in offspring lungs. Maternal MitoQ supplementation during pregnancy is beneficial in reducing inflammatory and oxidative stress re
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Aug 8, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] Macedon Ranges plans to one up state smoking ban

Macedon Ranges council’s draft Smoke Free Outdoor Areas Policy is proposing a complete ban of smoking at venues that serve food and drink on council land. It would mean venues that have outdoor spaces only on the footpath would be forced to become 100 pe
Keilor Park (VIC) Star Weekly (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Australia] The pub garden smoking ban: Cigarettes outlawed in outdoor dining areas across Victoria with fines of $777 for people who break the new rules

The new law means smokers aren't allowed to light one up at footpath dining areas, pub courtyards and beer gardens where food is being served. If they do, a smoker can be fined up to $777 where businesses can be fined more than $7700.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:28
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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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[Australia] Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules...asking it and the NSW Electoral Commission to probe revelations that Sydney tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:10
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[Australia] Makeup giant Napoleon Perdis under fire for 'glamourising' smoking by displaying advertisement showing a woman lighting another woman's cigarette

'This piece of advertising is incredibly irresponsible and disappointing to see from an Australian company,' Professor Currow ... 'It's time that brands, celebrities and social media influencers recognise that by promoting smoking as cool, they are riskin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:47
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Support grows to legalise e-cigarettes in Australia

US study says e-cigarette users more likely to succeed in quitting than non-users / E-cigarette manufacturers have not submitted product for TGA testing to prove it is safe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:57
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