Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Australia 10,544 headlines found

2 Views

[Australia] E-cigs increase smoking take-up risk

WA has seen highly sig­nif­i­cant falls in smok­ing rates in all age groups, but es­pe­cially in ado­les­cents, with rates for 12 to 17-year-olds fall­ing from around 21 per cent in 1984 to less than 5 per cent now. This is one of the most im­por­tant p
West Australian (au)
added Aug 6, 2018 21:07
18 Views

[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
3 Views

[Australia] Love Island's Erin Barnett puffs away on a cigarette as boyfriend Eden Dally excitedly greets their fellow Islanders at booze-filled reunion party in Sydney

The reality star, who wasn't allowed to smoke in the Love Island villa, took advantage of her freedom upon leaving the house and lit up a cigarette on the balcony.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:02
8 Views

Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
2 Views

Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57
6 Views

Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
0 Views

[Australia] Drinking while breastfeeding tied to cognitive problems in young kids

Breastfeeding mothers who drink alcohol may be more likely to have children with cognitive problems... Women who smoked cigarettes during the period when they were breastfeeding, however, didn’t appear to have children with different cognitive test score
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2018 07:37
1 View

[Australia] Life Insurance for Smokers

Life insurance may be more expensive for someone who smokes, however, if you’re generally in good shape, you shouldn’t have a problem finding a policy. If you quit smoking, most insurers will consider you a non-smoker after 12 months. However, this is as
LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
10 Views

Sparks fly over cigarette nicotine limit [July 26, 2018 From: The Australian]

If this plan for nicotine-reduced cigarettes gets the green light, nations around the world could follow the US lead, radically changing the lives of millions of smokers. Australian authorities are watching developments with interest. This anti-smoking p
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:43
2 Views

[Australia] Six tonnes of tobacco seized from illegal crops in Northern Territory

The 7-hectare fields of mature plants were worth more than $13m in lost tax revenue Sophisticated networks spread illegal tobacco across the country, with authorities believing the intercepted crop could have been distributed nationally.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines