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[Australia] ANOTHER OPTION TO QUIT

NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first trial comparing two smoking cessation medications – a natural plant extract, cytisine, and the prescription medicine, varenicline. Cytisine is a natural, plant-based compound
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:48
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[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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[Australia] Measles among smokers linked to COPD risk

Childhood measles has been linked to an increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, but only in adults with asthma and a history of smoking. An Australian study of more than 8000 Tasmanians found childhood measles infection - a highly contagious
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19
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[Australia] He's on fire! MAFS' Nasser Sultan, 50, flirts with bikini-clad women half his age at Bondi Beach and smokes cigarettes as he embraces the single life after split with Gabrielle Bartlett

Puffing away: Despite being a fitness enthusiast, Nasser seems to have an unhealthy habit of smoking cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:03
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[Australia] BUGA UP founder made unique push to ban tobacco advertising

Bill Snow was one of the founders of BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions), a movement that used witty and subversive graffiti to expose the glossy falsehoods of powerful corporations. As a civic minded graffitist and ant
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28
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[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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[Australia] WHINE AND DINE From Seoul to Sydney, how much a wine and cigarette habit costs you

Sydney, Australia, is the 10th most expensive city to live in but expect to pay more than double for a pack of cigarettes than more pricey regional counterparts.
Quartz
added Apr 5, 2018 04:14
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[Australia] Hate Seeing Cigarette Butts On The Ground? You Might Not Anymore Thanks To New Study

tested a mixture of asphalt and discarded cigarette butts to see if it could be a viable recycling program used in major cities in the future. The results so far are encouraging and could lead to the integration of some of the trillions of cigarette butts
StudyFinds.org
added Mar 16, 2018 21:29
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