A Call for Australian Governments to Implement an e-Cigarette Policy
Published in today’s The Australian paper is an article which calls out to Australian governments to come together and address the controversial issue of e-cigarettes in the areas of public health and addictions policy.
Author Ross Fitzgerald, an Australian academic and political commentator writes ‘Australian’s expect and deserve an evidence-based health policy that extends dignity, freedom and choice to all, while at the same time reducing harm.’
“Here in Australia it is time for our Federal Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, to sit down with the Federal Opposition Shadow Health Minister, Catherine King and calmly and thoughtfully digest the PHE expert independent evidence review. Having done so, the next step is for them is to attend a COAG Health Ministers’ meeting where evidence-based policy on e-cigarettes can be agreed and implemented nationwide.” Read the full story here.