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PBS changes to include push for generic and low-cost drugs

PBS changes to include push for generic and low-cost drugs

Thursday 28 May | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The Federal Government has announced a new $18.9 billion community pharmacy agreement, representing a 23 per cent increase on the last agreement. Read more

Greens MP causes controversy puffing e-cigarette in the upper house

Greens MP causes controversy puffing e-cigarette in the upper house

Thursday 28 May | Source: 702 ABC Sydney

Jeremy Buckingham, Greens MP, has caused controversy in parliament by using an e-cigarette in the Upper House yesterday to highlight the legal loopholes surrounding the vapour devices. Read more

Investment into drug resistance research as cancer fights back

Investment into drug resistance research as cancer fights back

Wednesday 27 May | Source: Daily Telegraph

Drug resistance is now one of the biggest challenges facing cancer patients, with Cancer Council NSW funding 16 separate studies aimed at overcoming the phenomenon for a variety of cancers including cancer of the colon, skin and endocrine system. Read more

Graphic anti-smoking ads launch in Tasmania

Graphic anti-smoking ads launch in Tasmania

Wednesday 27 May | Source: ABC News

A graphic new TV campaign has been launched in Tasmania, aiming to counter ignorance by highlighting the different cancers caused by smoking. Read more

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