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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Coughing at WTO's ruling

While other health-conscious nations push for tobacco control, Indonesia defends the industry’s interests on the pretext of protecting the 6 million people who make a living from the commodity — an excuse that countries like Thailand have proven to be la
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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[Australia] Vapers targeted in Queensland Health crackdown

Threatening letters have been sent to people from Queensland Health, stating products have been seized at the border along with warnings that importing liquid containing nicotine could attract a $10,000 fine. It's a hot issue for some in the medical pro
Queensland Times (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:39
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[Australia] ‘It’s just a no-brainer’: The case for legalising e-cigarettes

But Dr Attila Danko says this is not the case. “If it was true that e-cigarettes were a massive gateway to children becoming addicted, I wouldn’t be on the side of legalising it,” says Danko. “But the truth is, the use among young people is mostly expe
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:33
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[Australia] It is legal to import nicotine into Queensland

After repeated challenges by ATHRA, Queensland Health has now admitted that importation of nicotine to stop smoking is legal under the TGA Personal Importation Scheme (see below). Vapers need a prescription from their doctor to qualify. Queensland Healt
Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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[Australia] Smoking in the dark: half of smokers still unaware of risks

One in three smokers are not aware of the serious health harms associated with the habit, new data from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed.
The Standard (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Australia] Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer, but what about infertility and arthritis?

less than a third of Australians realise it can also cause conditions such as acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study, raising the question around whether current graphic cigarette warning labels need to be refreshed. The study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:54
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[Australia] Student safety concerns overshadow UQ smoking ban

Smoking is emerging as a smouldering issue for the University of Queensland, with the student union continuing to press for a repeal over concerns about the safety. The ban, which came into effect on July 1, prohibited all forms of smoking on University
The Age (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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