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[Australia] MINORITY REPORT AS COMMITTEE DIVIDED OVER E-CIGS

The Chair of the Committee inquiring into e-cigarette use in Australia has prepared a “dissenting” report recommending permitting nicotine use in e-cigarettes Parliament’s Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented its Report on the Inquiry into
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[Australia] MPs split on health of e-cigarettes

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save thousands of lives if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one of just three dissenting voices against a parliamentary health committee majority who oppos
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:16
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[Australia] MPs split on health of e-cigarettes

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save thousands of lives if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one of just three dissenting voices against a parliamentary health committee majority who oppos
The Australian (au)
added Mar 28, 2018 16:00
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[Australia] ANOTHER OPTION TO QUIT

NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first trial comparing two smoking cessation medications – a natural plant extract, cytisine, and the prescription medicine, varenicline. Cytisine is a natural, plant-based compound
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:48
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[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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[Australia] Measles among smokers linked to COPD risk

Childhood measles has been linked to an increased risk of developing chronic lung disease, but only in adults with asthma and a history of smoking. An Australian study of more than 8000 Tasmanians found childhood measles infection - a highly contagious
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2018 15:19
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[Australia] He's on fire! MAFS' Nasser Sultan, 50, flirts with bikini-clad women half his age at Bondi Beach and smokes cigarettes as he embraces the single life after split with Gabrielle Bartlett

Puffing away: Despite being a fitness enthusiast, Nasser seems to have an unhealthy habit of smoking cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:03
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[Australia] BUGA UP founder made unique push to ban tobacco advertising

Bill Snow was one of the founders of BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions), a movement that used witty and subversive graffiti to expose the glossy falsehoods of powerful corporations. As a civic minded graffitist and ant
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28
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