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[Australia] Push to raise legal smoking age as e-cigarettes ‘hook kids’

A mining billionaire is challenging tobacco companies to take nicotine out of e-cigarettes if they want to prove they’re less harmful than regular smoking. Andrew Forrest, who is campaigning to raise the smoking age to 21, believes the products introduce
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:43
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[Australia] Smokers are starting younger even though they are going up in price

The news comes just days before the price of smokes rises in Australia / Taking up smoking is falling across all age groups except 11 to 15-year-olds / Experts say more anti-smoking adverts need to be targeted at high-risk teens
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:13
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[Australia] Back on the ciggies? Paul Hogan is caught smoking on the set of his new Crocodile Dundee movie in Melbourne after revealing he regrets starring in the iconic Winfield adverts in the '70s

Paul Hogan has been spotted puffing on a cigarette on the set of The Very Excellent Mr Dundee in Melbourne, after revealing he regrets starring in advertisements for Winfield cigarettes. The actor, 78, who introduced Australians to the Winfield brand in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:09
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Revealing the complexity of quitting smoking: a qualitative grounded theory study of the natural history of quitting in Australian ex-smokers

Conclusion Quitting should be viewed as a process drawing on elements of assisted and unassisted quitting rather than a stand-alone event that can be labelled as strictly assisted or unassisted.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 25, 2018 14:06
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[Australia, UK] Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Yet there are major problems with this industry-funded data. When compared with independent sources, they consistently overestimate the scale of illicit tobacco. They also frequently fail to meet the quality and transparency standards of peer-reviewed re
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:30
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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From black market cigarette shops to websites selling cheap tobacco: How Australian smokers are getting around paying huge taxes for their smokes

Australian smokers are getting around the world's highest taxes on cigarettes by buying black market 'chop chop' or visiting a website offering heavy discounts. From September 1, tobacco excise will climb by another 12.5 per cent, taking the price of a 3
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:05
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[Australia, UK] Push to quit smoking by using e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are winning major support from official and political organisations, including the Liberal Party of Western Australia, CSIRO and a British parliamentary committee that yes­terday ­endorsed their use as a quit-smoking aid. “E-cigarettes pres
The Australian (au)
added Aug 18, 2018 16:56
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health

s The evidence available suggests that regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the: magnitude of adverse health effects and quantity of e-cigarette use required to trigger adverse healt
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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