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ED cream mistakenly prescribed for dry eye; pharmacy staff keep Irish Minister safe; cigarette sales banned in New York pharmacies Glasgow, UK: A Glasgow woman suffered chemical injuries after being …

Could restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies, combined with cessation advice in these settings, accelerate progress towards a tobacco-free future? New Zealand researchers have aimed to quantify the impacts of …

Confusion reigns over advice and information about the sale of e-cigarettes and how to handle customer enquiries Australian pharmacists are unsure with how to proceed in offering information about e-cigarettes …

The USA considers real-time opioid monitoring; Lloydspharmacy employees demanded to pay bonuses back; Indian pharmacist attacked after patient death Washington, USA: New legislation that would create a nationwide alert system …

Quit Victoria and PSA are joining forces to utilise the power of pharmacists to help people quit smoking Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in Victoria and 80% …

When it comes to drugs Aussies – especially teens – are healthier than ever, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) …

What was announced on Tuesday night was a ‘medicine’ budget – not a health budget, argue advocates for prevention The Public Health Association of Australia has expressed disappointment in what …

In the wake of the TGA’s decision to maintain a ban on nicotine for e-cigarettes, research shows such restrictive environments inhibit smokers’ attempts to quit A study published this week …

Young smokers are being sought to take part in a product trial that may slow lung decline The GSK-funded trial, being run by The George Institute for Global Health, is …

A large survey has found a positive response among adolescents and young adults after implementation of plain packaging laws In December 2012, Australia introduced world-first legislation mandating plain packaging for …

Tobacco treatment specialist says misleading news stories are confusing the public Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn, a tobacco treatment specialist associated with the School of Public Health at the University of …

Uruguay is the latest country to institute tobacco control measures such as plain packs, after it won an international landmark legal battle against big tobacco company Philip Morris. Graphic warnings …