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TV expose spruiks vaping

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The contradiction inherent in Australia’s decision to prop up smoking at the expense of new nicotine products was aired on national TV when 60 Minutes looked at the argument between local and international regulation. [for the vaping segment, click here] The Therapeutic Goods Administration recently decided against allowing the use

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Consumer rights, Australia

The latest position regarding consumer rights, taxation and usage of nicotine and tobacco products in Australia Percentage adult smokers According to the Australian Department of Health 13.3% of adults18 years or older smoked every day in 2013. WHO statistics suggest the figure for “current smokers” was 18% in 2012. The

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NZ Beats Australia – Again

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New Zealand will regulate for full retail adult availability of new nicotine products. Bowing to public demand – and acknowledging it as the driver for change – the government is going ahead with legalising vaping despite the proximity of a general election later this year. In a statement, Associate Health

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Australia

Percentage adult smokers According to the Australian Department of Health 13.3% of adults18 years or older smoked every day in 2013. WHO statistics suggest the figure for “current smokers” was 18% in 2012. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that in 2011-12 there were 2.8 million Australians aged 18 years

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