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2 weeks ago
The Advocates Voice. #theadvocatesvoiceThe Advocates Voice newscast will be premiering Episode 2 on 7 January at 7pm Hong Kong time. You may watch it at this link: youtu.be/u5LWIEm4GoY
This bulletin covers issues in Malaysia and India, as well as provides an overview of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) and how the revision currently in process may affect everyone globally.
Please join in and watch the bulletin and comment and let us know what you would like to see covered in upcoming episodes.
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1 month ago
}#vapingsaveslives #vapingToday the Victorian Legislative Council supported a Liberal Democrats motion calling on the Government to legalise vaping as a consumer product.
While some members were still cautious, and others are awaiting the outcome of the Senate Select Committee on Tobacco Harm Reduction currently underway, there did seem to be a shift. I believe that the tide is turning on this issue and more people in our parliament are recognising the potential benefits of vaping to further reduce smoking rates in Victoria. ... See MoreSee Less