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[Australia] Integrating smoking cessation into routine care in hospitals—a randomized controlled trial

Conclusions A pharmacist-led multi-component smoking cessation intervention provided during hospital stay did not improve sustained abstinence rates at either 6 or 12 months compared with routine hospital care.
added Mar 18, 2016 21:04

[Australia] Mother's smoking may influence child's lung function decades later

Middle aged people whose mothers smoked heavily may be at significantly increased risk for breathing problems according to a new study from Australia. Based on 50 years of follow-up, researchers found that adults exposed as children to their mother’s smo
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
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[Australia] Retirement May Be Good for You

Australian researchers followed a group of 27,257 men and women, 3,106 of whom retired during the three-year study period.... Women retirees were more likely to quit smoking than their still-working peers.
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 15, 2016 20:03

[Australia] Cigarettes to rise to $40 a packet under new Malcolm Turnbull plan

A government source has revealed the Turnbull government is looking to introduce a proposal to increase the tobacco excise in the May budget ...Turnbull, who previously supported a higher tobacco excise to fund private health insurance rebates, is believ
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2016 21:45

[Australia, France] Capturing those special moments! Kyle Sandilands helps Imogen Anthony light her cigarette before taking pictures of the model outside Paris' most famous landmarks

shock jock Kyle Sandilands and his squeeze Imogen Anthony wasted no time enjoying the sights of the city... Kyle could be seen helping his girl light up her cigarette before the radio star turned photographer to take pictures of his girlfriend in front of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39

[Australia] Tobacco consumption. 'New wave of quitting' likely as we smoke less

an analysis ... finds the volume of tobacco consumed over those 10 years has fallen 48 per cent. He says the difference can only be explained by the remaining smokers smoking less – at least 30 per cent less. "It might well be more, because people who s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58

[Australia] Sydney's casinos escape lockout laws, smoking bans and more

Not only are The Star and forthcoming Crown casinos omitted from NSW lockout zones, they also enjoy exemptions from smoke-free laws, the ‘Three Strike’ liquor licence scheme and violent venues list.
The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32

[Australia] E-cigarette vendor loses fight against conviction for breaching WA tobacco laws

A Perth man has lost an attempt to overturn a conviction for selling electronic cigarettes in Western Australia. Vincent Van Heerden, 33, was convicted by the Supreme Court in 2014 of breaching tobacco control laws by selling e-cigarettes online. Van H
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:39

[Australia] BUTT: Explainer - e-cigarettes - is it really a good idea?

And since it will take longer to gauge the health impacts and work out if vaping is indeed safe, they don't want to risk a resurgence of the habit. But, again, we don't know yet if vapers are evolving into smokers or if the long-term risks will be as se
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:30

[Australia] ACT to ban sale of vaporisers to under 18s and treat vaporisers like cigarettes

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.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Mar 11, 2016 19:00
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