Time to legislate for fire-safe cigarettes in Australia

Simon Chapman and Antony Balmain
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06289.x
Published online: 20 September 2004

We need a national tobacco act to regulate all aspects of tobacco manufacturing and marketing

  • Simon Chapman1
  • Antony Balmain2

  • 1 School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 SBS Television, Melbourne, VIC.



Acknowledgement: This article is condensed from a report commissioned by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Department (Chapman S, Balmain A. Reduced-ignition propensity cigarettes: a review of policy relevant information. March 2004.)


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