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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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Tasmania continues to have Australia's worst smoking habit, legal opioid consumption

The latest report revealed Tasmania still leads the nation in smoking, following nicotine usage rates that exceeded the national average in the previous two.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Australia] Coalition chairman votes against his own report on e-cigarette use

Labor has accused the Coalition of a dangerous split on how to effectively regulate vaping and e-cigarette use, after the chair of a Liberal-led committee dissented from its own report. In what is thought to be a first for Parliament's standing committe
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:01
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[Australia] WHINE AND DINE From Seoul to Sydney, how much a wine and cigarette habit costs you

Sydney, Australia, is the 10th most expensive city to live in but expect to pay more than double for a pack of cigarettes than more pricey regional counterparts.
Quartz
added Apr 5, 2018 04:14
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[UK] Acceptance and patterns of personal vaporizer use in Australia and the United Kingdom: Results from the International Tobacco Control survey

The acceptability of vaping was greater among those who were more exposed to vaping and not just among those with some personal experience of vaping, suggesting no strong social barriers to increased use. Vaping in SF public places was less common than i
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 04:10
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[Australia] Council to ban smoking at Macquarie Mall?

In the March Liverpool Council meeting, a motion was addressed regarding complaints from residents about the impact smoking had at Liverpoool’s Macquarie Mall. The motion was carried to collate community feedback in the form of a survey to help council
Liverpool City Champion (au)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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[Australia, Europe] WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging

The removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals, the Property Rights Alliance argues in a letter to [WHO]....an international alliance of 62 think tanks, advocacy gr
EurActiv
added Mar 29, 2018 23:59
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Report on the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia (PDF) (168pp)

in a dissenting report I argue that, in order to assist the millions of smokers struggling to quit tobacco smoking and improve their quality of life, nicotine E-cigarettes should be made available as consumer products. At the same time, regulatory restri
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:05
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[Australia] 'Get your sh*t together!' Two 13-year-old girls go to extreme measures after becoming fed up with people throwing their cigarette butts on the ground

A make-shift ashtray popped up in Chippendale on Thursday, drawing attention to the enormous amount of cigarette butts discarded on the streets of the inner-city Sydney suburb. 'This many cigarettes found within one block of Chippendale, get your sh*t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:26
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E-cigarettes still banned in Australia despite support from some MPs

Year-long parliamentary inquiry ends with split opinions, and no change to current laws on vaping
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:15
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