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Melbourne city block to go smoke-free

Melbourne city block to go smoke-free

Friday 22 May | Source: ABC News Online

The popular shopping precinct QV Melbourne, which spans an entire city block, is set to become the largest smoke-free zone in the Melbourne city business district. Read more

Asbestos-related health claims continue to rise

Asbestos-related health claims continue to rise

Friday 22 May | Source: ABC News Online

A fund set up to compensate James Hardie asbestos victims is facing a record number of claims. Read more

Medicinal marijuana to be planted on Norfolk Island this November

Medicinal marijuana to be planted on Norfolk Island this November

Thursday 21 May | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Australian company AusCann has announced that the first Australian-grown crop of medicinal cannabis will be planted on Norfolk Island within months. Read more

Abbott government launches clinical trials website

Abbott government launches clinical trials website

Thursday 21 May | Source: The Australian

The Abbott government has launched an online register of clinical trials that will allow patients to access new drugs and therapies. Read more

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