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It will also cost the globe more than $1 trillion in health care costs and lost productivity.
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Pack-a-day smokers, listen up.
The tough new law will end smoking in public places.
The concept that smokers eat less is not a myth.
If I threw my empty bottle of whatever on the ground, trod on it and walked off, would you think that was odd? If yes, then what's the difference?
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It is clearly good news that smokers are turning to new and safer options to help them quit or reduce harm from tobacco, often after other treatments have failed repeatedly.
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The federal government wants feedback from Australians on the private health industry as it considers a massive overhaul of the ailing sector that could pave the way for smokers to pay more for health...
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The good thing about writing about smoking is that for once I don't have to watch my words. Nothing I say could possibly offend smokers more than the government's shock tactics and cigarette packets themselves.
NSW restaurants and pubs are skirting new restrictions on smoking by converting outdoor dining areas into smokers-only zones, a move the NSW government admitted it is essentially powerless to stop. Th...