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[Australia] Smoking banned at Canberra bus and light rail stops, train stations from October 1, 2017

Smoking will be banned from public transport waiting areas, including bus stops, taxi shelters, train stations and (when they're built) light rail stops.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:25
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[Australia] Teen puffs pot smoke into kitten's face

Australia's RSPCA has been left outraged after video emerged of a teenager blowing a plume of marijuana smoke directly into a kitten's face. The video, originally posted on social media app Snapchat, shows a teenager in a black cap inhaling smoke from a
Newshub (nz)
added Jun 25, 2017 14:59
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[Hong Kong, California, Texas] Medics Urge E-Cig Legalisation In Australia, But Bans Continue To Spread

An open letter signed by 135 renowned health experts urges Australia to back off from its harsh restrictions on nicotine e-cigs, as a proposed amendment on legalisation moves through the parliamentary system. However, across the world health authorities c
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 25, 2017 17:36
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[Australia] Do neurobiological understandings of smoking influence quitting self-efficacy or treatment intentions?

A neurobiological view of smoking does not dominate public understandings of smoking in Australia. Endorsement of neurobiological explanations of smoking were associated with increased intention to use cessation aids, but were not associated with reduced
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

Novel HWL policies in Canada and Australia appear effective in staving off “wear out” over the first two years after implementation, particularly amongst smokers who are from higher SES groups and, in Australia, who are younger.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 18:26
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45
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[Australia] AUDIO: Tobacco super funds

Dr Bronwyn King...when she found out that she was funding the very industry responsible for slowly killing her patients...she has helped rid almost half of Australia's super funds of tobacco investment.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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[Australia] Non-smoking friends key quitting cold turkey, a new study finds

Quitting cold turkey and surrounding yourself with non-smoking friends are some of the best ways to stay off the ciggies, according to a new study. Overall smoking prevalence has decreased across Australia with just 13 per cent of people aged 14 and ove
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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