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[Australia] Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside Victoria's public hospitals could be reviewed because health workers are being attacked and abused while trying to police the policy.
The Age (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:08
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[Australia] Confusion, anger over University of Queensland going smoke-free in 2018

an outraged group of students have created an opposing campaign and begun posting contested messages online. One of the leaders of the UQ DARTS Facebook page, which advocates against the smoke-free plan, is Kurt Tucker - former president of the universit
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:07
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[Australia] 'I'm losing my mind, I'm going crazy, I love you both': The chilling suicide recording left by a young man to his mother - as coroner rules that anti-smoking drug contributed to his death

A Queensland coroner has declared a drug used to treat nicotine addiction contributed to the death of 22-year-old Timothy John, who committed suicide four years ago. Mr John took his own life eight days after being prescribed a course of anti-smoking dr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: AMA gets in a tangle on harm reduction

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is to be commended for its recent position statement on substance use....this enlightened approach does not apply to its policy statement on the most harmful substance use of all, tobacco smoking.
Medical Republic (au)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:39
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[Australia] 'His death still hurts': the Pfizer anti-smoking drug ruled to have contributed to suicide

An Australian coroner says Champix had a role in Timothy John’s death, which occurred after only eight days on the drug
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:15
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[Australia] Many women ‘unaware’ of lung cancer risk

Health authorities are urging women to be more aware of the risks of lung cancer as the disease continues to claim more lives than breast cancer. In New South Wales alone, 1288 women lost their lives from the disease last year.
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:55
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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[Australia, New York] Fashion's bad boy strikes again! Jordan Barrett, 20, enjoys a flirty smoke break with rocker Courtney Love, 53, after sharing smooch with former Vogue Editor Carine Roitfeld, 62

Jordan Barrett and Courtney Love were seen enjoying a flirtatious cigarette break on a sidewalk in New York City
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:32
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[Australia] Study warns of potential dangers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy

A new study from the University of Technology in Australia has linked vaping to an increased risk of asthma in children. Researchers are due to present the findings at the European Respiratory Society International Congress tomorrow.
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[Australia] SSGA fund divests tobacco and weapons

A State Street Global Advisors Australian-based fund with about $900 million under management is divesting from weapons and tobacco companies. The State Street Global Index Plus Trust, which invests in global companies and aims to outperform the MSCI Wor
Financial Standard (au)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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