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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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Smoke and mirrors? Experts divide over Australia's e-cigarettes ban

Feelings are running high over the value of vaping, which is being examined by a parliamentary inquiry. Does it really have health benefits or is it just another way for big tobacco to keep its profits up?
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:55
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[Australia] More Smokers Lighting Up Despite Ever-Increasing Taxes

The Australian (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:19
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[Australia] Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban

ONE in five Victorians is being exposed to second-hand smoke at home, and the maj­ority of people support a ban on lighting up in shared areas in apartment blocks or units. A Cancer Council survey of 4000 people has found 18 per cent of Victorians had b
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:16
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[Australia] In light of recent events

record low 16% of the adult population before they take their last deep, smooth drag, here is The (Incomplete) FIELD GUIDE to the SMOKERS of AUSTRALIA... 2. GOWNED INPATIENT Infirmus respiralio Seen on footpaths outside hospitals, away from air vents, of
The Monthly (au)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:36
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[Australia] His travel plans are up in smoke: Passenger kicked off a Sydney train after being caught 'smoking marijuana' by transport officers

'I'm inviting you to leave,' the employee says again loudly. When the man asks why, the employee says: 'Because that thing in your hand, you're not allowed to even have it on the train, not even on the platforms.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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[Australia] Thugs punch and kick man, 47, outside a Melbourne hospital after he refuses to give them cigarettes - just months after a surgeon was coward punched for asking a man to stop smoking

The man, who is believed to be a medical professional, was approached by the trio as he stood outside Dandenong Hospital, south-east of the city, around 3.30pm on Tuesday, Victoria police said. The group asked the man for a cigarette but he declined, of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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SWANSON: E-cigs not the answer for Australian smokers

We don’t hear anything from the e-cigarette entrepreneurs about the outstanding success of Australia’s media campaigns... Does any parent want their kids inhaling toxic vapour laced with highly addictive nicotine directly into their lungs, from products
West Australian (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:59
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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