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Electronic cigarette use and understanding among a national sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander smokers

Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers have used e-cigarettes. However, there is considerable misunderstanding about the relative harm of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes, in part due to the tight regulatory environment in Aus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:59
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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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[Australia] Four in five lung cancers preventable through healthy lifestyle

"More than three out of four lung cancers are caused by ever smoking. Current smoking is responsible for more than half of lung cancers and past smoking for nearly a quarter." The study showed that the lung cancer risk remained elevated for 40 years after
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:21
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[Australia] Love Island's Erin Barnett puffs away on a cigarette as boyfriend Eden Dally excitedly greets their fellow Islanders at booze-filled reunion party in Sydney

The reality star, who wasn't allowed to smoke in the Love Island villa, took advantage of her freedom upon leaving the house and lit up a cigarette on the balcony.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:02
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[Australia] Cigarettes a real pain in the butt

A nation-wide marine debris database has shown that cigarette butts are one of the most common forms of rubbish collected on Coffs Harbour beaches. Tangaroa Blue Foundation is an Australian-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the removal and p
Coffs Coast (NSW) Advocate (au)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Australia] Victoria could be smoke-free by 2025 under new plans to ban shops from selling cigarettes and limit smokers to only lighting up in their own homes

a plan backed by 25 of the state's most influential health groups. Supported by the Australian Medical Association and the Cancer Council, the proposals aim to introduce stricter anti-smoking laws and more education programs. Vic Health is leading the c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:27
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Is this the end of smoko breaks? Cigarette habit costs Australia $388billion as Malcolm Turnbull backs bosses' right to pay people 'to work, not to smoke'

Smokers take more breaks, are absent more and die earlier, study claimed / There have been calls to ban smoking at work in the wake of the research / The PM appeared to support bosses' right to tell employees not to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:40
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[Australia] A brief guide to choosing the right e-liquid

If you’re looking to buy e-liquid in Australia then you would naturally want to find a flavour that suits your preferences and you won’t get sick of easily. With such an immense range of options available to you, it can be difficult to begin to try and f
Best in Australia (au)
added Jul 18, 2018 01:27
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[Australia] Cancer Council calls for workplaces to ban smoking as economic cost revealed

SMOKERS could cost the Australian economy a staggering $388 billion over the course of the Australian population’s working lives. Research just released shows the indirect costs of smoking, including lost time due to smoke breaks, second-hand smoke expo
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 16:29
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EXCLUSIVE: Forget coke, try smokes: How tobacco smugglers are flooding Australia with illegal cigarettes costing HALF the price of the legal product - and more arrive with every government-mandated price rise

Sophisticated Lebanese and Asian crime syndicates are flooding Australia with millions of illegal cigarettes and shiploads of tobacco. And there is 'no doubt' massive tax hikes - which will soon push up the price of packets of smokes close to $40 - are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:23
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