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[Australia] One in 10 pregnant Queenslanders smoke

Figures released by the Department of Health show 12.4 per cent of Queensland women smoked during pregnancy compared to 10.4 per cent for the national average. "There is no safe level of smoking - the more cigarettes you smoke while pregnant, the more h
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 8, 2018 06:12

[Australia] Jobless woman on $666 a fortnight from Centrelink shares her budget and claims she can't afford the 'basics for survival' (but she still manages to find $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food)

A woman has complained her Centrelink allowance is not enough to cover her fortnightly budget, which includes $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food. The Adelaide woman took to social media to ask for advice after revealing her $666 welfare payment did
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38

[Australia] Thousands of Queenslanders fined for exposing kids to cigarette smoke in cars

More than 3600 fines have been dished out to people smoking in cars carrying children over the past eight years. The offence, which currently attracts an on-the-spot fine of $252, has raked in about $800,000 for the Queensland government. (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:03

[Australia] HAUXWELL: Pesticide bans might give us a buzz, but they won’t necessarily save the bees

While there is clear evidence of harm to bees from the use of neonicotinoids and fipronil, particularly from drift during application, their role as the direct cause of colony collapse is not proven. And while they can be harmful, neonicotinoids are not
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32

[Australia] Woman is given just months to live after being diagnosed with lung cancer for the SECOND time despite never having smoked a cigarette

The type of cancer she has been diagnosed with is not derived from smoking. 'There's a lot of misconceptions around that and now we just live in a world where environmental things affect us,' Ruby added.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32

CHAPMAN: Are there really 250 000 people vaping in Australia?

use can only be assessed by surveying a very large cohort of smokers, ex-smokers and never-smokers and following them over a sufficient number of years....cigarette advocates should be cautious about overhyping potential cessation benefits and dismissing
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:24

[Australia] Butt out: 117 Queenslanders fined for smoking around bus stops

More than 100 Queenslanders have been fined since laws were introduced banning smoking near bus stops, taxi ranks and ferry terminals.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:01

[Australia] Drippers, throat hits and fairy farts: Inside the hidden world - and secret language - of a vaping bar and the legal minefield faced by e-cigarette users

The Steamery bills itself as 'Sydney's Premier Vape Lounge', home to a community of 'vapers', many of whom have had to break laws they say are stupid in an attempt to save their lives... With at least 100 visitors a day, this is Sydney's vaping central.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:18

[Australia] 'Sometimes I even smell hair burning': Kyle Sandilands reveals he smokes cigarettes while on the TOILET and ashes them out between his legs

The 46-year-old dished on his unusual lavatory habits, before joking about his and co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson's shared addiction to cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:01

[Australia] Bernard Tomic To Become New Face of Quitline

Quitline spokesperson Nathan Riley said Tomic, known for his uncanny ability to quit partway through tennis matches and reality TV shows, was the perfect ambassador for the organisation. “There’s no better quitter out there. He’s the perfect fit.
The Shovel (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:59
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