Headlines Tagged with Australia — 10,379 headlines found
A bill to be introduced by ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris on Thursday treats vaporisers, whether or not they contain nicotine, like tobacco – with the same restrictions on where and how they can be used and sold, and the same penalties.
Mar 10, 2016 Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 19:00
[Australia] Smoking mothers put their children at risk of lung disease later in life - says new study
The Australian study published in the journal Respirology followed patients over five decades. It tested children aged seven and then in middle age. It found the combined effect of passive smoking in childhood and active smoking later in life damaged
Mar 11, 2016 Western Daily Press (uk)
added Mar 11, 2016 18:56
"Smoking in later life can result in deficits in lung function by middle age. So it was not unexpected to see that mothers' smoking . . . could also adversely influence the growing lungs of [their children]," Perret said. And, "reduced lung function pote
Mar 11, 2016 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 11, 2016 18:53
[Asia-pacific, Australia] VIDEO: Food labelling and product safety laws in jeopardy under TPP says Choice
To reassure the public, the TPP includes two carve-outs: one for tobacco control measures, and one general carve-out for public health and the environment, "except in rare circumstances".... "But they're of little value. The fact the negotiators felt they
Mar 12, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 16:19
A culture of prohibition... The senate inquiry into personal choice and community impacts will today hear evidence on the subject of smoking and vaping. E-cigarettes which contain nicotine are illegal in Australia under Schedule 7 of the Poisons Standard.
Mar 9, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2016 20:46
1. Women and girls smoke more than men and boys / 2. Quit campaigns don’t work on low socioeconomic smokers / 3. Scare campaigns ‘don’t work’ / 4. Roll-your-own tobacco is more ‘natural’ than factory made / 5. Nearly all people with schizophrenia sm
Mar 10, 2016 The Conversation (au)
added Mar 10, 2016 16:22
This study analyses retailers who stop selling cigarettes, why they do so, and discusses the implications for tobacco control....The results suggest that legislative changes provide a window where retailers could be prompted to exit the market.
Mar 9, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2016 03:02
The debate on the use of e-cigarettes has led to a public hearing through a Senate inquiry in Sydney on Wednesday. Former smokers have been invited to give evidence that “vaping safer e-cigarettes” has helped them quit their long-term smoking habit.
Mar 9, 2016 Australia Network news (au)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:48
A Senate inquiry into nanny state laws is conducting a public hearing on e-cigarettes in Sydney on Wednesday, with several former smokers giving evidence... New Nicotine Alliance, a not-for-profit group that advocates nicotine products as a safe alternat
Mar 9, 2016 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:33
[Australia] WEISHAAR: We’re unsure if e-cigarettes are harmful, but it still makes sense to restrict them
In a situation where no one really knows what to do for the best, regulation which restricts access and promotion to young people looks like the best policy.
Mar 4, 2016 The Conversation (au)
added Mar 7, 2016 08:47