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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 …

Women are healthier than men but are more stressed, a new pharmacy report finds – and it identifies a surprising group of heavier smokers Priceline has released its Australia’s Health …

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 …

A new tobacco ‘endgame’ centre hopes to stamp out smoking, with several approaches on the cards including restricting sales to pharmacies and cigarettes on prescription The Centre for Research Excellence …

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 …

UK pharmacies ask BoJo for financial help; NZ faces contraceptives shortage; New York State bans pharmacy tobacco sales UK: The National Pharmacy Association has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson …

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 …

Stakeholders have backed a whole-of-government statement highlighting concerns about “the direct harms e‐cigarettes pose to human health” The latest communique released by the intergovernmental Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum notes …

Tobacco use contributed to around 21,000 deaths in 2015 – though the rate of disease burden is falling But the burden linked to past smoking rose by 15%, the new …

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 …

Teen smoking rates are dropping… but there’s also a worrying increase in the popularity of roll-your-own tobacco amongst adolescents, warns the Cancer Council The Council is calling for Governments to …