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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] Cigarettes a real pain in the butt

A nation-wide marine debris database has shown that cigarette butts are one of the most common forms of rubbish collected on Coffs Harbour beaches. Tangaroa Blue Foundation is an Australian-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the removal and p
Coffs Coast (NSW) Advocate (au)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04

[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

Who uses rollies? Trends in product offerings, price and use of roll-your-own tobacco in Australia

exclusive use of RYO cigarettes increased in Australians since 2004, particularly among females and young adults. This has corresponded to a period of substantial changes to the RYO market, including progressively smaller and relatively more affordable pr
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2018 20:48

[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

Electronic cigarette use and understanding among a national sample of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander smokers

Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers have used e-cigarettes. However, there is considerable misunderstanding about the relative harm of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes, in part due to the tight regulatory environment in Aus
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 05:59

[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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