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[Australia] E-cigarette ban 'monstrous': inquiry told

A Senate inquiry into nanny state laws is conducting a public hearing on e-cigarettes in Sydney on Wednesday, with several former smokers giving evidence... New Nicotine Alliance, a not-for-profit group that advocates nicotine products as a safe alternat
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:33

[Australia] WEISHAAR: We’re unsure if e-cigarettes are harmful, but it still makes sense to restrict them

In a situation where no one really knows what to do for the best, regulation which restricts access and promotion to young people looks like the best policy.
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 7, 2016 08:47

[Australia, UK] James Packer's cigarette habit is 'becoming an issue' for fiancée Mariah Carey who 'worries about her children being exposed to the harmful smoke'

'I gave up smoking in one day and never went back,' she said, 'I absolutely detest cigarette smoke now.' It's a harmful habit 48-year-old James has tried to kick before... 'I'm an idiot. I (still) smoke and do all those things I shouldn't do,' he said. '
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2016 14:20

[Australia] Song developed to help you quit smoking

As Queensland prepares for the toughest anti-smoking laws come September, one boffin is helping young women quit the unhealthy habit. QUT psychology researcher Kristi Greig is skipping the ugly packets, scare tactics, patches, lozenges and inhalers, and
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:27

[Australia] Could a SONG help you quit smoking? Psychologist to create tune to help young women resist lighting up

A psychology researcher and former music student hopes to write a song which will help stop women from smoking. Kristi Grieg, a PhD researcher at the Queensland University of Technology, is researching smoking prevention and hopes a song - likely pop-roc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:26
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[Australia] Rocking the boat! Imogen Anthony and Geordie Shore's Ricci Guarnaccio flip the bird before tossing a CD player overboard during raucous Sydney Harbour cruise

Despite vowing to lead a healthier lifestyle, the KIIS FM radio presenter was snapped smoking cigarettes on the star-studded cruise.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:25

My how you've changed! Former Australian Idol winner Casey Donovan is almost unrecognisable as singer wanders through airport terminal in casual ensemble

Unhealthy habit: Once outside, the singer was seen smoking on a cigarette while checking her phone, her eyes shaded against the glare by a pair of large sunglasses
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:23

Approximately one quarter of the total decline in smoking in Australia due to Plain Packaging

The Public Health Association (PHA) of Australia by releasing a report on the effects of plain packaging since 2012, states that plain packaging legislation has resulted in a stunning outcome.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 1, 2016 07:53

[Australia] Experts call to reign in 'catastrophic' e-cigarettes

Experts have expressed concerns about the potentially “catastrophic” dangers of e-cigarettes after two malfunctioning devices caused horrific injuries in recent days. On Monday (AEDT), an e-cigarette exploded in Cassandra Kozio’s face, blowing out one o
The New Daily (au)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:01

[Australia] Report claims plain packaging has cut smoking rates

The introduction of standardised “plain” packaging of cigarettes in Australia three years ago was responsible for an estimated 25% of the drop in smoking rates there since then, claims the Australian government. The Australian government released a comp
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:00
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