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[UK] Vaping could help smokers quit, but Australian research is still ongoing

The Cancer Council Australia has urged Wagga smokers to be cautious about overseas research claiming that e-cigarettes could help them kick the habit. Director of advocacy for Cancer Council Australia Paul Grogan said that in Australia the jury is very m
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:49

[Australia] Apartment residents need better protection from secondhand smoke

Despite the harms of secondhand smoke, only New South Wales tackles the issue of smoking in its strata law.... However, case law from courts and tribunals reveals an awkward tension between the legal concept of “nuisance” and the science on the harms of s
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:28

[Australia] Ben Fordham fires up over vaping laws in NSW

Ben Fordham has had a fiery exchange with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on the merits of e-cigarettes in reducing smoking related deaths. Australia should follow the lead of other countries, and make it more accessible for smokers to access e-cigaret
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:00
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[Australia] They're smoking hot! Bachelor stars Jake Ellis and Megan Marx reignite romance rumours as they hang out during cigarette break

They sparked romance rumours after getting close on the Bachelor In Paradise set in Fiji last November, before appearing to enjoy a Gold Coast holiday together. And Jake Ellis and Megan Marx did little to quash the speculation on Thursday night, as they
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:28

[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29

[Australia] EXCLUSIVE: Bon voyage! Brazen, one-finger salute from a cigarette smoking troublemaker as he's booted off a cruise ship to the cheers of relieved passengers - after the terrifying brawl on Carnival Legend's 'ship from hell'

Daily Mail Australia has obtained exclusive pictures of the moment a number of men were escorted off the Carnival Legend by police - to cheers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09

[Australia] Fines and jail time increase for illegal tobacco growing

THE Australasian Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed tougher penalties for illegal tobacco farms. "Taxpayers lose $1.6 billion in excise each year as a result of organised tobacco crime, and that money is literally diverted from hospitals and
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Australia] NSW mums-to-be butting out for their bubs

Fewer pregnant women are smoking in NSW compared with 20 years ago, but too many expectant mothers are still lighting up in some regional areas. The number of pregnant women smoking state-wide has dropped a whopping 61 per cent in the two decades to 201
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24


A quarter of pharmacies would strongly consider selling tobacco if pharmacy was its only legal outlet, a new study has found In recent years, New Zealand and international stakeholders have floated several potential ways to move towards smoke-free goals
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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