About 1 in 10 West Australians smoke daily, but there are groups of people who are smoking at much higher rates. Factors including where people live and how much money they earn can greatly affect whether they take up smoking or not.
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Smoking & The Law
There are many laws that protect Western Australians from the harms of smoking. In WA, the Tobacco Products Control Act 2006 is our state’s main tobacco control legislation. Tobacco products include factory-made cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars and shisha.
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Secondhand smoke refers to the smoke from the end of your cigarette and the smoke exhaled from your lungs that hangs around in the air. When the people around you breathe in this smoke, it's called passive smoking.
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