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Lancet study debunks one of the greatest mental health myths

Research just published in the June Lancet Psychiatry 2017 journal has shown physical assaults in a UK psychiatric hospital reduced by 39% when a smokefree policy was introduced and supported with proper clinical treatment of nicotine withdrawal.

28.06.2017

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Approaching people who are smoking in a non-smoking area

With new smokefree legislation coming in on 1 August and a greater number of places becoming smokefree, we have recently received queries about how to best approach people smoking in areas such as out the front of hospitals, at sporting grounds and in cafes.

09.06.2017

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Roll-your-own tax rise a welcome step to curb appeal to young people

The Federal Government’s move to increase tax on roll-your-own tobacco is a step in the right direction to deter young people from experimenting and encourage adult smokers to quit, Quit Victoria says.

10.05.2017

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