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From black market cigarette shops to websites selling cheap tobacco: How Australian smokers are getting around paying huge taxes for their smokes

Australian smokers are getting around the world's highest taxes on cigarettes by buying black market 'chop chop' or visiting a website offering heavy discounts. From September 1, tobacco excise will climb by another 12.5 per cent, taking the price of a 3
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:05
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[Australia, UK] Push to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are winning major support from official and political organisations, including the Liberal Party of Western Australia, CSIRO and a British parliamentary committee that yes­terday ­endorsed their use as a quit-smoking aid. “E-cigarettes pres
The Australian (au)
added Aug 18, 2018 16:56
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health

s The evidence available suggests that regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the: magnitude of adverse health effects and quantity of e-cigarette use required to trigger adverse healt
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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[Australia] 'One of the most insane things I've ever seen': Shocking picture shows female driver 'smoking a glass pipe while behind the wheel'

She was photographed allegedly firing up the pipe with a bright green lighter. A fellow motorist said he saw the woman swerving across lanes on Kwinana Freeway in Western Australia on Saturday afternoon.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:29
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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[Australia] Millennials are worse drivers than baby boomers, with young drivers more likely to use their phones, smoke and even have SEX while driving

bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:53
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[Australia] STONEHOUSE: Vaping: why the status quo is not an option

I’m a Liberal Democrat MP in the state parliament... That’s why, last week, sick and tired of waiting for mainstream politicians to drag themselves into the twenty-first century, I launched a campaign to legalise vaping in WA.
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 03:56
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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[Australia] Mandurah has highest percentage of pregnant smokers in Greater Perth

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report revealed 13.6 per cent of Mandurah women smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy in 2016, compared to the national average of 9.5 per cent. The report stated a total of 161 Mandurah women smoke
Mandurah (WA) Mail (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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