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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 …

Researchers call for practice guidelines on nicotine vaping products to be developed for pharmacy staff, but Chief Medical Officer urges caution in light of seventh US death Use of nicotine …

A “tragic accident” which killed a toddler has led a coroner to propose an awareness campaign about e-cigarette liquids The child, identified only as “Baby J” in court documents, died …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode In this large study of USA of administrative claims data, people receiving tramadol …