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HANRAHAN / SIDERAS: From ridiculous lock-out laws to petty fines and the soaring cost of living: How Australia's laid-back spirit is being crushed by the 'Nanny State'

From no longer being able to get full strength beer at the football or cricket, to being unable to eat in smoking areas at pubs, the country known for being laid back is now incredibly uptight. Australia has changed and not necessarily for the better wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 15:41
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Civil disobedience and tobacco control: the case of BUGA UP. Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 20:02
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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of BUGAUP...in the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] Secrecy over costs in Philip Morris plain packaging case stokes TPP fears

Coalition refuses to reveal how much tobacco giant’s investor-state dispute settlement bid cost... The federal government ... was ordered to disclose it by the information commissioner this year. NXT senator Rex Patrick said the Department of Health lod
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:11
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Attention to, avoidance of and talking to others about HWLs were all positively associated with HWL disparagement. In all countries, except the US, this type of HWL disparagement was an independent predictor of subsequent cessation attempts. HWL disparage
Health Education Research
added Mar 9, 2018 20:01
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[Australia] Hope for lung cancer early detection test

Australian researchers have identified unique molecular characteristics of an aggressive, hard-to-treat type of lung cancer known as adenocarcinoma that could help identify patients most likely to respond to immunotherapies. The researchers at the Walte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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[Australia] Cigar retailer reignites fight against new tobacco laws

Mr Stonehouse said he had concerns about a proposed change which would make it illegal for people under 18 to sell tobacco products. He said it would be an obstacle for small business which employed under-18s, while making it harder for teenagers to fin
PerthNow (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:32
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
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[Australia] Tobacco study suggests fewer Tasmanian sales licences in poorer areas could reduce smoking

Key points: There is one tobacco retailer for every 650 Tasmanians Density of outlets is 79 per cent greater regional and remote areas Poorest suburbs or towns have more than twice the outlets than the least disadvantaged The study looked at the avai
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:55
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