Queensland to have toughest anti-smoking laws in Australia

SMH, 10 November 2015
Author: Amy Remeikis
“Federal Labor may want to increase the taxes on smokers, but the Palaszczuk Government hopes to turn Queensland into the biggest no smoking area in the nation.
Health Minister Cameron Dick announced the latest anti-smoking legislation for the state, to be introduced on Tuesday, which will see smoking banned at and around children’s sporting events, skate parks, childcare centres, residential care facilities, national parks, public swimming pools, pedestrian malls, bus and ferry stops, and increase the buffer zone at doorways from four to five metres.”
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