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[Australia] Thugs punch and kick man, 47, outside a Melbourne hospital after he refuses to give them cigarettes - just months after a surgeon was coward punched for asking a man to stop smoking

The man, who is believed to be a medical professional, was approached by the trio as he stood outside Dandenong Hospital, south-east of the city, around 3.30pm on Tuesday, Victoria police said. The group asked the man for a cigarette but he declined, of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:02
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SWANSON: E-cigs not the answer for Australian smokers

We don’t hear anything from the e-cigarette entrepreneurs about the outstanding success of Australia’s media campaigns... Does any parent want their kids inhaling toxic vapour laced with highly addictive nicotine directly into their lungs, from products
West Australian (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:59
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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Vaporised nicotine and tobacco harm reduction for addressing smoking among people living with HIV: A cross-sectional survey of Australian HIV health practitioners’ attitudes [FREE FULL TEXT]

• There was uncertainty on the role of vaporised nicotine products (e-cigarettes).... Conclusions Despite supporting the principle of THR, health practitioners may require more evidence and knowledge about VNPs before being willing to consider them as a
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 20:52
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[Australia] Smoking facts: One-in-four Queensland tradies still have the habit

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 17:58
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[Australia] Dodgy tobacco and shifty shisha dealers funnelling money to crime

SHISHA stores and tobacconists are selling illegal tobacco in paper bags to punters, with the cash helping fund terrorism and organised crime, authorities warn. This week, an Australian Border Force officer was one of eight arrested as part of an interna
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Australia] PARKER: Rethink required on approach to e-cigs as smoking decline stalls

There is clearly room for more research but in the same way that injecting drugs with a clean needle in a supervised environment is preferable to sharing infected needles in the streets, surely vaping a product that may carry a risk of lung damage is bet
West Australian (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:57
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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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