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[Australia] E-cigarettes: NSW bans vaping in public places with $550 fine for offenders

Health officials say vapours can contain cancer-causing substances as ban brings state in line with Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and ACT
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:58
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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 was tabled at a meeting of the nation's Health Ministers on Thursday. Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:57
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[Australia] End of an era: Russell Crowe looks a little downcast as he drinks coffee and smokes a cigarette in Sydney the day after his divorce from Danielle Spencer was finalised

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:44
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[Australia] Age no barrier to lung cancer survival

A person's chance of surviving lung cancer doesn't depend on age - getting diagnosed early is what counts. Research presented at the Australian Lung Cancer Conference in Sydney on Tuesday shows there is no correlation between age and lung cancer surviva
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:40
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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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[Australia] Taking the pressure off the spring: the case of rebounding smoking rates when antitobacco campaigns ceased [FREE FULL TEXT]

demonstrated that the withdrawal of mass media was associated with a disruption in achieving smoking prevalence targets. There was an absence of a downward monthly smoking prevalence trajectory during the period of no campaign. Moreover, there was a signi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 8, 2018 15:31
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[Australia] Illegal tobacco seized from Koonoomoo farm

The Australian Taxation Office has seized 17.6 tonnes of illegal tobacco and 44 kilograms of seedlings from a farm in Koonoomoo. The tobacco seized on Thursday has an estimated excise value of more than $16 million. The warrant action is in addition to
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:42
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VIDEO: Australia’s vaping restrictions labelled as ‘outrageous’

Vaping is used around the world to reduce smoking deaths but it is illegal to smoke them without a prescription in Australia. NSW Liberal MP Peter Phelps tells Ben Fordham his fellow politicians are being cowardly by refusing to legalise the safer alter
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:29
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[Australia] Stigma stifling lung cancer research

It's feared prejudice towards lung cancer patients is stifling much needed financial investment into Australia's number one cancer killer... Lung Foundation Australia is urging investors to open their wallets to improve lung cancer survival in Australia.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:35
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[Australia] Study links adult lung conditions to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

Three-quarters of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be traced back to exposures during childhood, a study has found....showed that childhood illnesses – such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and eczema – and exposures to parental
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:59
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