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[Australia] Drinking while breastfeeding tied to cognitive problems in young kids

Breastfeeding mothers who drink alcohol may be more likely to have children with cognitive problems... Women who smoked cigarettes during the period when they were breastfeeding, however, didn’t appear to have children with different cognitive test score
added Jul 31, 2018 07:37
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[Australia] Life Insurance for Smokers

Life insurance may be more expensive for someone who smokes, however, if you’re generally in good shape, you shouldn’t have a problem finding a policy. If you quit smoking, most insurers will consider you a non-smoker after 12 months. However, this is as (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42

Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57

Sparks fly over cigarette nicotine limit [July 26, 2018 From: The Australian]

If this plan for nicotine-reduced cigarettes gets the green light, nations around the world could follow the US lead, radically changing the lives of millions of smokers. Australian authorities are watching developments with interest. This anti-smoking p
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:43

[Australia] Six tonnes of tobacco seized from illegal crops in Northern Territory

The 7-hectare fields of mature plants were worth more than $13m in lost tax revenue Sophisticated networks spread illegal tobacco across the country, with authorities believing the intercepted crop could have been distributed nationally.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23

[Australia] Canada: An Update On Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

It remains to be seen what effect the WTO decision will have on the implementation of tobacco plain packaging. Leaving aside any possible appeal from the decision the scope of further attacks by tobacco companies is becoming limited as a result of this d
added Jul 26, 2018 12:22

[Australia] Alcohol, Tobacco Consumption Tied to Cancer Mortality

and colleagues examined temporal associations of alcohol and tobacco consumption with overall cancer mortality in the Australian population across different age and sex groups. Data on per capita alcohol consumption and tobacco consumption were collected
Renal and Urology News
added Jul 26, 2018 12:03

[Australia] BARNES: The Big Public Health donkeys

That sister countries Canada and New Zealand are abandoning their former opposition to legalise and encourage nicotine vaping means nothing here? In how they wage their war on smoking, the attitude of Australian public health Pooh-Bah bullies is comparab
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55

Syndicate that tried to smuggle 1.2 tonnes of tobacco and 350,000 cigarettes into Australia from China inside children's toys is smashed by the Border Force

A 35-year-old delivery driver has been arrested after he was caught smuggling a tobacco shipment hidden inside kids' toys which was travelling from China to Sydney. The 350,000 illicit cigarettes and 1,200kg of tobacco was stashed inside children's play
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:51

[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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