Deprived areas of Australia still have smoking rates as high as 40%, not seen nationally since the 1980s, researchers revealed on World No Tobacco Day. While the national average smoking rate has dramatically declined to just 14% in recent decades, some areas still have one in three or more adults smoking on a daily basis At the current rate ...
Some areas of Australia are stuck in a smoking time warp
By Michael Woodhead
30 May 2019