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Analysis of a Policy in Health Care: A Case of Australia’s Anti-Smoking Policy

Volume 5 - Issue 2

Yoshiyuki Nagaya*

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    • Kansai University of Social Welfare, Japan

    *Corresponding author: Yoshiyuki Nagaya, Kansai University of Social Welfare, 380-3 Shinden, Ako, Hyogo 678-0255 Japan

Received: May 29, 2018;   Published: June 08, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.05.001182

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Since at least the late 1960’s, the Australian Government has combined a range of different anti-smoking policies in its effort to combat smoking. Efforts such as advertising and promotion restrictions (for example, point of sale limitations), packaging and labeling laws, excise or taxation of tobacco and public and workplace bans have all been used in an attempt to lower smoking levels among the Australian population.

Introduction Impetus for Introduction of Policy| Implementation of Policy| Key Stakeholders| Evidence on Policy| Perspectives on Policy|| Conclusion| References|