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Government Action Needed on Young Smokers

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Health spokesperson

Evidence smoking rates in young Tasmanians have risen by 6.7% in the last 3 years is very concerning.

According to analysis from health economist, Martyn Goddard, in the last three years Tasmania is the only Australian state where smoking rates have increased among young people

People rarely start smoking after their mid-twenties. The government needs to find the best legislative path that limits young Tasmanians accessing cigarettes.

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