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Cigarette plain packaging for Britain

Cigarette plain packaging for Britain

Friday 23 January | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The British government is working to pass a law to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes in England before May, following the success of the initiative in Australia. Read more

Study confirms cancer cluster at Victoria’s Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre

Study confirms cancer cluster at Victoria’s Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre

Thursday 22 January | Source: ABC News 24

A long term study by Monash University has confirmed firefighters at Victoria's Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre have higher rates of skin, testicular and brain cancer than the general population. Read more

Majority support for health star rating system for packaged food

Majority support for health star rating system for packaged food

Tuesday 20 January | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

More than three-quarters of respondents to a national poll believe that packaged food star ratings should be compulsory. Read more

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