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Smoking cause of death for 10,000 Indigenous Australians in a decade

A new study from The Australian National University has found smoking was the cause of death for half the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population aged 45 and older. The study began in 2006...

E-cigarettes a gateway to conventional smoking: ANU

E-cigarettes are a gateway to cigarettes for non-smokers, according to new research from the Australian National University .

Two-thirds of Canberrans support pill testing

Canberrans are generally smoking fewer cigarettes, drinking alcohol at safe levels and overwhelmingly supportive of drug and pill testing.

High smoking rates linked to ongoing effects of colonisation

Researchers at ANU have reviewed a range of existing historical evidence to determine the root cause of high smoking rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.