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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people... The investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco, according to authorities.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Australia] Used Cigarettes Are Bad for the Environment, But Here’s an Innovative Solution

Mohajerani found that cigarette butts could safely be an ingredient in asphalt. The good news is that this asphalt holds up even under the strain of heavy vehicle traffic. ...Even better, cigarette asphalt conducts less heat than the typical pavement, mea
Care2.com
added Aug 9, 2017 14:02
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[Australia] Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance

However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among athletes is high and increasing. In some sports, up to half the team uses nicotine in various forms, mostly as smokeless chewing tobacco or nicotine patches and gum. This led the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:44
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[Australia] Tobacco tax fueling black market crime

The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
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[Australia] Govt turbocharging illegal tobacco: Lib MP

A Liberal backbencher fears his government may be giving a "leg-up" to organised criminals by continuing to bump up taxes on tobacco. Outspoken MP Craig Kelly told parliament on Tuesday the retail price of a packet of cigarettes is headed toward $40 in A
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Ibrahim Brothers Arrested In Dubai, Homes Raided In Sydney

Australian Federal Police and NSW police reportedly raided 26 homes on Tuesday, as well as more than a dozen other homes in a separate investigations understood to be centred on the alleged importation of 50 million illegal cigarettes and the drug ice.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
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[Australia] How to pave over our big (cigarette) butt problem

Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
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[Australia] Effect of long-term maternal smoking on the offspring’s lung health [FREE FULL TEXT]

maternal SE can enhance oxidative stress and the expression of RAGE, as well as promote RAGE-mediated inflammatory responses in offspring lungs. Maternal MitoQ supplementation during pregnancy is beneficial in reducing inflammatory and oxidative stress re
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added Aug 8, 2017 14:08
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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