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[Australia] Frank Robson: better to live fast and furious than slow and safe – isn't it?

Drinking, smoking, carousing; living life to the max rather than in the tedious pursuit of longevity. It’s a fine approach to take – until the health implications whack you squarely in the jaw. Or a more sensitive region.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:36
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:14
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[Australia] WHITE: It’s good it’s hard for smokers

As an asthmatic I would wake up with a rough cough from all the second-hand smoke, and my long hair would smell like Satan’s ashtray for at least a day. I say the smoking bans do not go quite far enough. If people want to spend a stupid amount of money
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 14:34
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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[Australia] Peninsula food and market businesses welcome new outdoor smoking bans

PENINSULA smokers have been forced to butt out around diners after tough new anti-smoking laws came into effect last week. But food and market businesses say they aren’t expecting much of an impact on trade from the changes to the Tobacco Act 1987, whic
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 00:58
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[Australia] Melbourne restaurants will stop serving meals outside so customers can light up after strict anti-smoking laws came into effect

Strict new anti-smoking laws have angered the owners of some establishments... In order to get around the rules, some restaurant owners have decided to stop serving food at certain times of the day so their patrons can light up. The new law bans smokin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:50
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[Australia] Tigerair flight forced to make emergency landing after passenger ‘set off a fire alarm while smoking a cigarette on the toilet’

A Sunshine Coast man has copped a $900 fine after sparking a lighter in the bathroom of an Tigerair plane mid-flight. James Lindley, 30, was flying from Brisbane to the Whitsundays on Thursday morning when he used the lighter. The man told Seven News h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:44
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[Australia] Smoking banned for outdoor dining

The Victorian government made the changes to ensure Victorians can enjoy a meal outside without being subjected to second-hand smoke. The ban will cover all outdoor dining areas at restaurants, cafes, take-away shops and licensed premises.
McIvor (VIC) Times (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:23
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[Australia] Smoking ban causes confusion

A newly introduced smoking ban, which covers all outdoor eating areas across Victoria, is causing confusion for business owners and patrons. Julie Brown, owner of the Rustik Cafe Wine Bar in Bridge St, says some people are confused as to how the ban wil
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:19
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[Australia] Former employee of Travers Beynon ordered to pay Candyman’s legal costs

TOBACCO king Travers Beynon has won a minor skirmish in his $200,000 defamation lawsuit against his former sales manager in the District Court... he was successful in his bid to force the former sales and franchise manager of his company, Cigarette and Gi
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:01
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