Australia hints at a ban on cigarette sales as

Australia hints at a ban on cigarette sales as
Australia hints at a ban on cigarette sales as
Australia hints at a ban on cigarette sales as new survey shows the majority of Aussies want them removed from shelves

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Australia could move to ban cigarette sales to certain age groups by 2030, if recommendation's from a the draft national tobacco strategy are given the go ahead.

The 2022-2030 smoking strategy proposes to 'consider the feasibility of raising the minimum age of purchase of tobacco products and monitor international developments on this matter'. 

It also considers banning or further restricting the sale of tobacco products online.

It comes as a national survey, conducted by Cancer Council, revealed the majority of Aussies would support a policy that would stop retailers from selling cigarettes.

Only 16.1 per cent of surveyed Australians said a ban would be a ‘bad thing’, 50.8 per cent supported the phase-out, while 61.8 per cent said it should happen

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