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Vaping: the public health pooh-bahs have won, for now

5 May 2023

4:30 AM

5 May 2023

4:30 AM

In his draconian crackdown on vaping, announced on Tuesday, Labor Health Minister Mark Butler characterised his new policy as addressing a ‘threat to public health’.

In truth, he was addressing a threat to the public health establishment.

Back in November, announcing a government review of vaping policy, saying ‘nothing was off the table’.

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