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[Australia] TED TALK: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios | Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of thei
You Tube
added Feb 2, 2018 17:38

[Australia] 'Sometimes I even smell hair burning': Kyle Sandilands reveals he smokes cigarettes while on the TOILET and ashes them out between his legs

The 46-year-old dished on his unusual lavatory habits, before joking about his and co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson's shared addiction to cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:01

ARCHIVE: “Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can”: a history of Australian tobacco industry efforts to avoid, delay and dilute health warnings on cigarettes

Efforts by governments to introduce potent health warnings will be resisted by the tobacco industry. Tobacco control advocates should anticipate and counter the strategies and arguments used by the industry, which are described in this paper if they wish
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 05:01

[Australia] Bernard Tomic To Become New Face of Quitline

Quitline spokesperson Nathan Riley said Tomic, known for his uncanny ability to quit partway through tennis matches and reality TV shows, was the perfect ambassador for the organisation. “There’s no better quitter out there. He’s the perfect fit.
The Shovel (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:59

[Australia, USA] CHAPMAN: Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week

Simon Chapman, describes the tobacco companies’ “week from hell” in the US... An Australian federal parliamentary committee has been working on a report on e-cigarettes for much of 2017. Much of the content of the NASEM report contradicts screeds of infor
Croakey (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:13

[Australia] EXCLUSIVE: How bong-smoking kids as young as EIGHT are terrorising an Outback town 'under the instruction of adults' - with 35 youths arrested in three weeks

Video shared on social media shows mostly young boys smoking and fighting in the street.... Some of the videos are captioned 'Makavalli bong rips', and one child is credited with taking a hit of tobacco through the home made device
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51

[Australia] 'I've still quit smoking and feel amazing': Ruby Rose announces that she's heading back to work just days after undergoing spinal surgery

AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49

[Australia] 'It's not that big a deal': Kyle Sandilands admits he smokes in the SHOWER and jokes about the 'soapy taste' of cigarette butts

Laughing off his unhealthy bathroom habit with co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson, the 46-year-old quipped: 'It's not that big a deal!'
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49

[Australia] Oncologists want smoking age raised to 21

The Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia want the legal age in Australia raised from the current 18. "We know from research that 95 per cent of all adults start smoking before they turn 21, said MOGA chair C
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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[Australia] Xenophon wants to raise legal smoking age

SA-Best leader Nick Xenophon has pledged to raise the legal smoking age if his party wins the balance of power at the upcoming state election. The proposed changes to increase the age from 18 to 21 would save the state $220 million over the next decade,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:48
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