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[Australia] Smokers start young: research

Up to 93% of current smokers started a habit of smoking daily under the age of 25... The study also shows that the proportion of current smokers who started smoking daily under the age of 15 was up to 25% across the 20 countries surveyed.
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Apr 13, 2016 16:20

[Australia] TOVEY: Smoking still a burning issue outside the middle-class bubble

Inside a certain bubble, marked by class, race and geography, it would be easy to feel like the battle to reduce smoking and improve public health has largely been won, so invisible is it becoming. But smoking remains prevalent and even common for many
The Age (au)
added Apr 12, 2016 22:15

[Australia] GOGARTY: Tasmania’s ‘smoke-free generation’ is undemocratic age discrimination

Passing discriminatory laws that target only the part of the population that can’t vote is not. If there is to be a tobacco “endgame” then the decision should be left to the generation standing on the field, not the one that came before.
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53

[Australia] Anti-smoking drugs could stub out your sugar cravings: Common treatment that targets brain's 'reward pathways' may be used on people who are addicted to sugar

Researchers in Queensland, Australia, found drug can reduce cravings / Discovery could prove a significant breakthrough in the war on obesity / If everyone had a healthy intake of sugar the NHS could save £14billion
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 03:33

[Australia] Court fines plane smoker $800

A man was fined $800 after being found guilty of smoking on board a commercial flight from Perth to Broome. Ian Esmanis, 38, was due to appear in Broome Magistrate’s Court last Tuesday charged with one count of smoking in an aircraft toilet, but did not
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:46

[Australia] Leyonhjelm Defends The Rights Of Smokers Too Breathless To Defend Themselves

In a truly noble act, noted libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm has appeared in a new video puffing on an absolutely baller cigar, defending the rights of smokers who are too breathless themselves to speak out. Leyonhjelm calls for people to vote fo
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34

[Asia-pacific, Australia] RANALD: High Court the final authority? Think again

majority of Australians oppose ISDS in the TPP. They oppose the idea that a global tobacco company or a global mining company should have special legal rights... The Panama Papers scandals show that global companies already have enormous power to both eva
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34

22nd Century Announces Launch of Very Low Nicotine MAGIC Cigarettes and Extreme Nicotine RED SUN Cigarettes in Australia

announced today the receipt of an initial purchase order from Australian tobacco distributor, Quay Tobacco Trading PTY, LTD. Including both Very Low Nicotine MAGIC brand cigarettes and “Extreme Nicotine” RED SUN cigarettes, the purchase order represents 2
Business Wire
added Apr 6, 2016 16:50
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[Australia] KNIGHT: Is the latest anti-smoking pitch an assault on our ciggie rights?

So while I should have the right to be protected from your smoke, I believe that stopping you from smoking at all seems an interference too far. Perhaps if new buildings are constructed as smoke-free, the units could be sold only to non-smokers, in the s
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:20

[Australia] VIDEO: Smoking to remain in outdoor drinking areas but not where food is served

A blanket ban on smoking in outdoor areas in pubs and cafes is ruled out by the Andrews government. Smokers you can breathe easy. The state government has rejected a push by health groups to stub out smoking in beer gardens and outdoor drinking areas.
The Age (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:26
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