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[Australia] Smokers defying Blacktown Hospital rules to continue lighting up cigarettes outside entrance

In the ultimate snub to public health, they are turning the area outside the hospital’s entry foyer into a giant ashtray. They are smoking in full view of a swag of large signs pointing out that the hospital and its grounds are “100 per cent smoke free”
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 5, 2016 17:00

[Australia] Errant cigarette may have triggered blast at Adelaide home

Police believe a cigarette may have sparked an explosion which left two people with serious burns at a home in Adelaide's south today. A man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were injured in the blast at the Hackham West home this afternoon.
ninemsn (au)
added Apr 5, 2016 16:44

[Australia] Tom Elliott takes aim at the 'creeping ban' on smoking

Fifteen organisations are calling for smoking to be banned outside pubs, restaurants and cafes completely....Tom Elliott said he was sick of the "creeping ban" on smoking. "If they hate smoking so much… simply advocate for smoking to be banned for everyo
Radio 3AW
added Apr 5, 2016 16:44
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[Australia] 'I could do a total makeover of you': Pete Evans challenges Kyle Sandilands to Paleo diet but shock jock asks if he can smoke and 'sit around and eat' on strict regime

No doubt testing the limits, Kyle then asked if the diet would allow him to continue his unhealthy habit of smoking, however, Pete was quick to shut down the suggestion. Conceding defeat, Kyle appeared to reason, saying: 'Baby steps... I'll give up smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 5, 2016 15:39

[Australia] E-CIGS: A HELP OR A HARM?

Below, AMA member Dr Colin Mendelsohn, a tobacco treatment specialist, raises objections to the AMA’s current position on e-cigarettes, and the AMA responds.
Australian Medical Association (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:48

[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

"The legislation will have the unintended consequence of effectively promoting alcohol consumption without food in outdoor areas where smoking is allowed." The groups said similar smoking laws recently passed in New South Wales had caused widespread con (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16

[Australia] WA’s anti-smoking lobbyists look for ban on smoking at home

Smoking in an apartment, unit, villa or townhouse could be outlawed in WA if health advocates get their way. A number of peak bodies have united in a submission to government as it considers reform of the strata titles act. Cancer Council WA, the Austr (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:14

[Australia] 'My Daddy eats smoke from a Gatorade bottle all day': Child's drawing exposes dad's bad habits - but is it a ruse or depressing reality?

A child's letter describing his father's smoking habits raised eyebrows after it was posted to several social media websites on Sunday. The letter with accompanying drawing depicting the father's favourite past time was posted to Reddit and quickly becam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 19:06

[Australia] Quit Victoria says owners corporations should have ability to ban smoking in apartment bu

The comments come as a Victorian Government review into consumer property law raised the issue of "smoke drift" within apartment blocks. An issues paper prepared by Consumer Affairs Victoria noted smoke drift was commonly raised as an issue with owners
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:23

[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

Beer gardens and outdoor areas of cafes would become entirely smoke-free under a new Victorian proposal supported by more than a dozen leading health and community groups. The government announced last year that smoking would be banned in outdoor venues
The Age (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:44
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