Australia, Get Onboard The E-Cigarette Train
Happy New Year! What a great way to welcome in 2016, Terry Barnes (The Australian) writes a positive perspective on e-cigarettes (ECs) and Australia’s opportunity to help reduce the harm from smoking.
'Harm reduction is good policy, and we should do everything possible to reduce death and illness in the Australian community, embracing instead of rejecting potentially useful new technology. Instead of going down prohibitionist routes, as the AMA, bureaucrats and public health authorities want, they should follow Britain’s positive example and get on board the EC (e-cigarette) train.'
E-Cigarettes is a new technology, which is having huge success in helping smokers switch away from cigarettes. Growing evidence supports their adoption, yet why are Australian bureaucrats road-blocking this opportunity. Read the full article here.