Vaping debate to be heard by Senate inquiry into tobacco harm reduction

Vaping debate to be heard by Senate inquiry into tobacco harm reduction

8 months ago
The tobacco harm reduction debate is hotly contested throughout Australia and especially Tasmania where declining smoking rates have stalled, a member of parliament wants to raise the legal smoking age to 21 and research has outlined the dangers of electronic cigarettes. Vaping is a key part of the harm reduction debate. On one side, business and harm reduction groups have argued for the legalisation of tobacco vaping products for years. But, members of health and […]
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Thank you, taxpayers, for smoking

1 year ago
As per Brisbane Times report as Australians have weaned themselves off tobacco, one part of the country has become more addicted to cigarettes and smoking. The federal budget. So addicted is the budget to the revenues gleaned from smokers that if this year the government delivers a surplus, it will be solely due to the nation’s smokers. Two specific measures, announced in the 2016-17 and 2018-19 budgets, are pivotal to the government’s surplus pledge. And […]
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