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[Australia] Smokers and ex-smokers wanted

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good. The Relapse Prevention Trial is recruiting more
Wingham (NSW) Chronicle (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:02

[Australia] Report reveals the worst towns for smoking in pregnancy

In western Queensland, one in four mothers identified as Indigenous, of whom almost half smoked while they were pregnant, in 2013-15. The top three PHN areas for mothers smoking during pregnancy were western NSW, the Northern Territory and Gippsland in V
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:54

[Australia] Multi-million dollar tobacco crop destroyed

An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victoria Police,’’ ATO deputy commissioner
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:57

[Australia] Breaking the rules! Tziporah Malkah brazenly puffs on a cigarette in front of a 'no smoking' sign as she attends the launch of Alan Jones' cookbook in a billowing floral maxi-dress

Clad in a dramatic floral maxi dress, the 44-year-old was hard to miss as she smoked outside Sydney hotspot Manjits At The Wharf with a fellow partygoer.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34

[Australia] Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save ‘thousands of lives’

Trent Zimmerman wants nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legally available in Australia. The North Sydney federal Liberal MP says e-cigarettes could save “thousands of lives” if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:19
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[Australia] Smoke Free Illawarra welcomes new laws for e-cigarette users

Smoke Free Illawarra has welcomed new rules which will see e-cigarette users fined up to $500 for vaping in public places. The NSW Parliament has passed legislation that brings the rules around vaping in public areas and on public transport into line wit
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:10

[Australia] Proposal to lift the smoking age to be considered by health experts

State and territory health ministers have agreed to investigate a proposal to lift the age of buying tobacco to 21 years. The idea was put forward in an attempt to cut smoking rates. The move is being cautiously welcomed by the peak medical body, which
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:13

[Australia] KOSTERICH: Beyond a binary approach: why WA must legalise vaping now

When medical professionals seek to treat or help people, we need a variety of options. No one antidepressant or antihypertensive works for everyone. Different approaches are required and we must tailor what is best to the individual. The more options we
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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[Australia] NSW bans public vaping with $550 fine for offenders

E-cigarette smokers could be fined up to $550 if caught vaping in public spaces or on public transport across NSW under new laws passed on Wednesday night. The ban will come into effect in July, bringing NSW into line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:02

[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest. But the legal smoking age will only be raised to 21 in Western Australia if the rest of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:43
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