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[Australia] 'It was very scary': Elderly man, 71, opens up after having his face bashed in after he asked a young man to stop smoking on their Gold Coast bus

Police are searching for a man who bashed an elderly passenger on a Gold Coast bus so badly he had to be taken to hospital.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 11:03

[Australia, Europe] How to Get Smokers to Quit? Enlist World’s Ugliest Color

In 2012, GfK Bluemoon, a market research company under contract to the Australian government, announced that nearly 1,000 smokers had voted that a drab greenish brown known as opaque couché, number 448c in the Pantone color matching system, was the world
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2016 19:50

E-cigarette retailers taken to court in world first action by Australia's consumer watchdog - for 'claiming products were safe when they contained cancer-causing chemicals'

E-cigarette retailers are selling cancer-causing products and claiming they are safe, according to Australia's consumer watchdog. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken two companies to Federal Court for allegedly making false claim
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 14:38

[Australia] Elderly Gold Coast man, 71, brutally beaten by a gang of six youths on a bus after he asked them to stop smoking

An elderly man was repeatedly punched in the face after he asked a passenger to stop smoking on a Gold Coast bus. The 71-year-old man was travelling via bus from Tweed Heads to Southport with a female friend on Saturday night.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:32

Australians wasting money on drinking, smoking, gambling

SOME OF AUSTRALIA’S TOP MONEY WASTERS — ANNUAL SPEND 1. Clothes and shoes $23.2 billion 2. Cigarettes $14.5 billion
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:54

[Australia] Man is kicked off a P&O cruise after flicking a cigarette butt off the side 'without thinking' - leaving his wife on board alone after they had saved up for their dream trip for a year

The couple, based in Perth in Western Australia, had saved up for the holiday for a year but it was ruined from the moment Mr O'Keefe let the cigarette butt go over-board... Mr O'Keefe's daughter Courtney took to P&O's Facebook page to complain about th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:29

[Australia] We could soon be building houses from cigarette butts

a team of researchers from RMIT University have come up with a solution to the cigarette butt problem: use them to make bricks! The study, which was led by Dr Abbas Mohajerani of the School of Engineering, showed that using cigarette butts to make fire b
Techly (au)
added Jun 20, 2016 14:32

[Australia] Trendy Bondi burger restaurant investigated by health authorities after the chef posted photo smoking a cigarette while cooking

Hipster burger shop Milky Lane was investigated by their local council after their chef posted an image of himself to Instagram smoking a cigarette while cooking in the kitchen. A health officer visited the Bondi shop in Sydney on behalf of Waverly Counc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:10

[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Blank non-brand packing won't stop smokers

This is according to a study conducted by Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School... The study, which was prompted by the South African government’s proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, also found tha
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:16

[Australia, Ireland] McCREDIE: Plain speaking on plain packaging

OF all the accusations levelled at plain packaging of tobacco products, perhaps the most bizarre is that it will help promote the revival of the Irish Republican Army. The once-prominent terrorist organisation stands to make an extra £22 million per year
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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