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[Australia] Many women ‘unaware’ of lung cancer risk

Health authorities are urging women to be more aware of the risks of lung cancer as the disease continues to claim more lives than breast cancer. In New South Wales alone, 1288 women lost their lives from the disease last year.
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:55
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[Australia] Study warns of potential dangers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy

A new study from the University of Technology in Australia has linked vaping to an increased risk of asthma in children. Researchers are due to present the findings at the European Respiratory Society International Congress tomorrow.
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[Australia] SSGA fund divests tobacco and weapons

A State Street Global Advisors Australian-based fund with about $900 million under management is divesting from weapons and tobacco companies. The State Street Global Index Plus Trust, which invests in global companies and aims to outperform the MSCI Wor
Financial Standard (au)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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How Australian Inflation Forecasts Could Go Up in Smoke

Much of it could come down to tobacco. If its weighting is cut from Westpac’s implicit estimate for December 2017 (before-re-weighting) of 4.2 percent to 2.5 percent, the impact could be significant. Smirk points out that their estimate will be updated o
Bloomberg News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The Australian newspaper ran a story guaranteed to go viral. The headline screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”. The journalist, Adam Creighton, who has, grotesquely, written about tobacco control being like Nazism, reported on a claim b
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Australia] Illicit tobacco costing taxpayers $4 billion per year

Authorities have provided information suggesting criminal tobacco networks are managing to avoid more than $4 billion a year in excise taxes. It has been reported that the criminal networks are using the profits from selling illicit tobacco to fund acti
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:01
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CARUANA: Australia just raised cigarette prices further

Despite having the most expensive cigarette prices in the world, as of yesterday the 1st of September, Australia increased cigarette prices by a further $2.70 a pack
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Australia] Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack

It’s the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other toba
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:46
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ALLEGRETTI: Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

As Guido drives me to his vendor of choice, I ask him why he turned to buying black market cigarettes. "Cigarettes were becoming too dear," he explains. "I have no intention of stopping smoking, so you find the alternative—and you find that alternative v
Vice.com
added Aug 30, 2017 04:21
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