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‘Shocker’: health experts condemn Nationals proposal to relax vaping laws
David Littleproud says retailers should be permitted to sell nicotine e-cigarettes without a prescription to customers 18 and over

Melissa Davey Medical editor

21, Mar, 2023 @5:45 AM

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Tighter import bans on e-cigarettes expected in bid to tackle ‘explosion in illegal vaping’
TGA to deliver recommendations to the government on how to curtail rise in vaping rates, particularly among young people

Melissa Davey Medical editor

20, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Pro-tobacco lobbyists circle Australian government’s proposed vaping reforms
As the TGA considers at least 4,000 submissions, tobacco companies appear to be heightening lobbying efforts

Melissa Davey Medical editor

20, Mar, 2023 @12:45 AM

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UK ambassador to Yemen took part in opening of Jordanian cigarette factory
Michael Aron praised facility part-owned by British American Tobacco at ribbon-cutting event in 2019

Michael Safi

19, Mar, 2023 @12:38 PM

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UK health expert raises alarm at vaping ‘epidemic’ among teenagers
Leading respiratory doctor fears generation could end up with long-term addictions and lung damage

Rachel Hall and Clea Skopeliti

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Queensland to hold inquiry into health risks of e-cigarettes amid concerns some contain toxic chemicals
More knowledge needed about whether vaping is a ‘stepping stone’ to smoking and to raise awareness of harmful effects among youth, premier says

Ben Smee

12, Mar, 2023 @1:27 AM

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Make vapes a pharmacy-only drug, say New Zealand health groups
Smoking rates have plummeted but vaping is soaring among younger people, sparking calls to restrict access

Tess McClure in Auckland

06, Mar, 2023 @3:39 AM

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Facebook ads opposing a ban on vaping in Australia failed to disclose tobacco company backing
Meta says it removed ads for failing to state they were sponsored by an initiative of British American Tobacco Australia

Melissa Davey

25, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Marketing of vapes to children ‘utterly unacceptable’, says Chris Whitty
England’s chief medical officer voices concern as vape use among 11- to 17-year-olds doubles in two years

Andrew Gregory Health editor

21, Feb, 2023 @7:04 PM

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UK campaigners call for tighter regulations on vapes to match tobacco
To tackle their popularity with children, campaigners and councils want vapes to be taxed and sold in plain packaging behind counter

Rachel Hall

11, Feb, 2023 @1:32 PM

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‘War on cigarette butts’: Coalition plan to reduce pollution ‘never existed’, Tanya Plibersek says
Up to 9bn plastic cigarette butts are discarded and washed into waterways in Australia each year

Henry Belot

07, Feb, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Vaping – it’s bad and not just because tiny children are doing it! | First Dog on the Moon
What a wretched and ubiquitous weird smelling thing. It is everywhere!

First Dog on the Moon

03, Feb, 2023 @5:01 AM

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