Tobacco control – key facts and figures
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The report covers the range of tobacco control measures put into place by the Australian Government including:
- increases in tobacco prices
- education programs
- national tobacco campaigns
- plain packaging of tobacco products
- labelling tobacco products with graphic health warnings
- prohibiting tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship
- providing support for smokers to quit, for example through nicotine replacement therapies on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
A timeline is included which shows when various control measures started.