Smoking Bans

Tasmania Proposes Ban On Cigarette Sales To Anyone Born After the Year 2000

Logan's run for the smoking generation in the Aussie province

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A week after Australia upheld its world-first laws plain packaging laws, Tasmania's upper house unanimously passed a motion to introduce the ban from 2018.

The measure was proposed by Ivan Dean, a Tasmanian independent MP, who said the ban would be easy to enforce because the state already has restrictions on sales of cigarettes to minors. It would be the world's first such age-based ban and is also reportedly being considered in Singapore and Finland.