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[Australia] 'His research saved so many lives': German colleague of surgeon and father 'killed by one-punch attacker outside a Melbourne hospital' pays tribute to 'heart transplant pioneer'

Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, was killed in an alleged one punch attack outside the Box Hill Hospital on May 30, after he told a man to stop smoking, and died in hospital last week. Following the tragic death of the surgeon The Australian contacted Pr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:48

[Australia] Meet the doctor who gets super funds to kick their tobacco habit

Dr Bronwyn King took on the tobacco wasn’t just members of her super fund – many of them hospital colleagues – that were tangled up in the tobacco industry. It was the entire finance sector. “At first it was really just a very personal is
The New Daily (au)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:53

[Australia] Wagga public health workers raise concerns about safety of 'vaping'

Many proponents claimed vaping was a safe alternative to smoking, but Tobacco Compliance Officer Ian Hardinge said there was no proof to support those claims. “There’s no evidence (e-cigarettes) assist in giving up smoking,” Mr Hardinge said. “The Ther
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:25

[Australia] Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra’s CB
South Coast Register (au)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:22

The Australian Senate Select Committee on Red Tape: Effect of red tape on tobacco retail

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Select Committee on Red Tape’s report on the harmful effects of government regulations on small and medium tobacco retailers.
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:26

[Australia] Smoking patients kick the habit with health service help

A DEDICATED team at Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service is helping increase the numbers of smoking patients to kick the habit. In April last year, dual diagnosis coordinator and tobacco treatment specialist Jenny Minchell and her team introduced a
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:15

US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56

Australia blocks cooperation against illicit tobacco ($$)

Australia’s competition watchdog has denied three tobacco makers’ request to act collectively with regard to retailers and wholesalers across the country that supply illicit tobacco, expressing uncertainty that the proposed action would be effective or
Global Competition Review (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47

[Australia] WA e-cigarette users may be unwittingly breaking smoking law

E-cigarettes that contain liquid nicotine are banned around the nation, and in WA it is illegal to supply non-nicotine e-cigarettes that resemble a tobacco product.... A woman is shown on CCTV, placing a bong in her pants in the Victoria Park Cloud 9 sto
West Australian (au)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:53

[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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