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In a ‘Perspective’ article, Australian experts praise the Federal Government’s vaping crackdown, but say it must be part of a wider plan to stamp tobacco out too. If tobacco is not targeted at the same time as vaping, there’s a risk people who are currently vaping as an alternative to smoking turn back to cigarettes, they say.
Journal/conference: Medical Journal of Australia
Link to research (DOI): 10.5694/mja2.52197
Organisation/s: The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland
Funder: Coral Gartner is currently funded by the National
Health and Medical Research Council (GNT1198301) towards the Centre
for Research Excellence on Achieving the Tobacco Endgame (2020–2025).
She also receives funding from an Australian Research Council Fellowship
(FT220100186) to develop new regulatory options to minimise the legal
and illegal tobacco markets (2023–2026). Tony Blakely and Ait Ouakrim
were contracted by the Aotearoa NZ Health Ministry (2021–2022) to
undertake modelling of the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan.
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