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smoking cessation


New Zealand is again floating the idea of restricting tobacco sales to pharmacies and specialist retailers The New Zealand Government has issued a document seeking comment on proposed actions to …

Pharmacists have access to new resources to help support pregnant women and their partners to stop smoking The resources – clinical guidelines and an online training package – have been …

Pharmacist politician Emma McBride has waded into the e-cigarettes debate, saying there is no evidence they are safe or less harmful than combustible cigarettes On Monday, Labor MP Mike Freelander …

Simone Pettigrew, George Institute for Global Health, looks at an unexpected opportunity Smokers are worried. A respiratory disease is running rampant across the globe and people with unhealthy lifestyle habits …

The TGA has made an interim decision to allow nicotine-containing solutions for vaping to be sold only through pharmacies This week the TGA announced an interim decision that, if made final, would …

The National Retail Association claims that the Federal Government’s proposal to limit smoke-free nicotine to pharmacies is the “worst of both worlds” NRA CEO Dominique Lamb says that the proposal …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Omega-3 supplementation and cardiovascular disease Meta-analysis of 17 RCTs shows no association between dose-specific omega-3 supplementation and CVD outcomes. …

E-cigarettes containing nicotine are set to be banned from importation, in a move welcomed by doctor groups The Therapeutic Goods Administration has advised that the Australian Government plans to ask …

New research suggests that limiting tobacco sales to pharmacies, liquor stores or petrol stations could reduce the availability of tobacco as well as smoking cues Researchers from the University of …

The Victorian Government is the latest stakeholder to express concern about vaping, saying e-liquids are becoming increasingly more dangerous The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to raise …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Smoking reduction interventions for smoking cessation Evidence suggests that neither reducing smoking to quit nor quitting abruptly results in superior quit …

The South Australian Government has banned the online advertisement, promotion and sale of e-cigarette products Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said this is a move towards limiting pathways …