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[Australia] BATH: Government's stance on e-cigarettes 'doesn't make sense'

Millions of Australians are missing out on what could be a lifesaving technology, while the rest of the planet struggle to understand the Australian Government’s unique stance against e-cigarettes. There are over 2.6 million smokers in Australia, and st
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:04
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[Australia] Decade after indoor smoking ban at venues, pub owners, liquor accord, musician find positives

The Leader spoke with pub owners, the local liquor accord, the Cancer Council and a musician ahead of the anniversary on July 1, all of whom said the changes had been positive for the industry and patrons. Australia is among the countries toughest on sm
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:02
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[Australia] Dad calls ban on smoking in units as daughter gets sicker

A TOOWOOMBA dad is concerned about his daughter's health as she struggles to breathe when cigarette smoke wafts into their home. Leah Gould, 12, has always been asthmatic but in recent times it has become worse. Her dad, Chris Gould, said since Novembe
Chinchilla News (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:54
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[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03
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[Australia] National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) 2016 key findings

12.2% of people aged 14 or over were daily smokers in 2016. While smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend, for the first time in over two decades, the daily smoking rate did not significantly decline over the most recent 3 year period (2013
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 01:59
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[Australia] 'He'll never be a surgeon again': Doctor who was 'punched from behind' by a man after telling him to stop smoking outside the hospital faces 'devastating' brain damage

A heart surgeon allegedly king hit from behind after telling off a visitor for smoking will 'almost certainly' never work as a doctor again if he wakes up from a coma, a colleague says. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who studied medicine in New Zealand
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:49
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[Australia] World No Tobacco Day: 31 per cent of single parents in WA smoke

smoking is most rife among disadvantaged groups, such as single parents, the homeless and people with a mental illness. Some 31 per cent of single parents unable or unwilling to kick the habit and one in three people with a mental illness smokes compared
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 31, 2017 15:08
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[Australia] Pictured: The surgeon left fighting for his life after one-punch attack when he 'asked a man to stop SMOKING outside the hospital doors'

The father-of-two, aged in his 40s, had gone outside the Box Hill Hospital because he was concerned about people smoking near the front doors, a caller told Melbourne radio station 3AW host Neil Mitchell off air.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2017 14:27
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[Australia] Man arrested after surgeon hit in coward punch attack

A Melbourne surgeon is fighting for his life after being coward punched outside a hospital in the city’s eastern suburbs. The victim in his 40s was attacked because he voiced concern that people were smoking near the front doors of the Box Hill Hospital
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25
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[Australia] VIDEO: Man arrested after alleged hospital assault on surgeon

Pritzwald-Stegmann suffered life-threatening injuries after allegedly being punched in the head... It is believed he was on his way home at the end of his shift and became concerned about people smoking near the hospital doors when the assault occurred.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 14:25
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