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National

National

New Full-Time Anti-Cigarette Official To Track And Slap Smokers With Hefty Fine

2 min read

One Aussie city has taken its commitment to a smoke-free CBD to the next level.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Melbourne 'Clears The Air' With Bourke Street Mall Smoking Ban

1 min read

Bourke Street Mall is 'butts out' from tomorrow as City Of Melbourne's newest smoke-free zone.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Dies Protecting Little Sister During Home Invasion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Health

Health

Should Cigarettes Themselves Carry Health Warnings?

4 min read

Health researchers want cigarettes to carry individual warnings as graphic images of black lungs, plaque-filled arteries, rotten teeth and cancerous mouths no longer shock Aussies into quitting.

National

National

Calls For Tobacco Retailers To Pay Up Or Quit Cigarettes

2 min read

There are calls for NSW to introduce a 'tobacco license' in order to reduce the number of stores selling it in the first place.

National

National

Quitting Aid Or Slippery Slope? Experts Divided Over Health Risks Of Vaping

6 min read

Unsubstantiated claims linking vaping to health problems are "misleading", a public health expert warns, as Australia's peak medical body maintains e-cigarettes are a “slippery slope”.

Life

Life

'I Can Taste Ash Looking At That': Would You Eat This Birthday Cake?

1 min read

We can't say that many people would enjoy tucking into a cake that looks like a giant, dirty ashtray.

News

News

Here Are The Final Few Places You Can Legally Smoke In Australia

4 min read

Another major council has banned smoking in the city, leaving those Aussies yet to kick the habit stranded for a place to light up. So where can you still smoke in this country?

National

National

Toddler's Tragic Death Sparks Divisive Liquid Nicotine Debate

5 min read

The tragic death of a baby from liquid nicotine has exposed a "maelstrom" of conflicting theories about the best way to reduce smoking.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Netflix To Cut Down On People Smoking In Shows After 'Stranger Things' Outcry

2 min read

Tobacco featured in every episode of 'Stranger Things' first two seasons, and Netflix has caved to pressure to change how smoking is shown in its programs.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Melbourne Man Cops Parking Fine 32 Minutes Before Ticket Expires

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Smokers Have Triple The Risk Of Dying From A Cardiovascular Condition: Study

1 min read

More than 6400 Australians are dying each year from cardiovascular diseases caused by smoking, according to a new study touted as the most in-depth of its kind in the world.

News

News

'Awful' Photo Shows Bird Feeding Chick A Cigarette Butt

1 min read

A photographer has pleaded with smokers to clean up after themselves after capturing a heartbreaking photo of a bird feeding its chick a cigarette butt on a Florida beach.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

If I Can Quit Smoking This Way, So Can You

4 min read

Cigarette /sıgə'rєt/ n. a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Health

Health

A Bottle Of Wine A Week Has The Same Cancer Risk As 10 Cigarettes

2 min read

A new study claims that drinking a bottle of wine a week has the same lifetime cancer risk for women as smoking 10 cigarettes.

National

National

Man 'Kindly' Returns Cigarette To Driver After She Threw It Out Of Car

1 min read

A man in Perth is being hailed a "hero" after he confronted a woman for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car. 

World

World

Man Dead After E-Cigarette Explodes In His Face

2 min read

An e-cigarette is being blamed for the death of a Fort Worth man, CBS Dallas reports. His family said a vape pen exploded while he was trying to use it.

World

World

Hawaii Proposing Cigarette Ban For Anyone Under 100 Years Old

1 min read

A lawmaker in Hawaii has proposed a new way to stop people from smoking.

National

National

Authorities Urged To Ban 'Gateway' Flavoured Cigarettes

2 min read

They have been designed to make the cigarettes more palatable to young people, masking the taste of tobacco and smoke through squeezable flavour capsules.