What’s happening with Australia’s shifting drug habits?

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New data shows how Australians are using legal and illicit drugs in their daily lives. Long-running campaigns to educate on the dangers of smoking appear to be paying off, with less than 1 in 10 people using tobacco daily. At the same time, vaping has shot up, and there’s little change in the use of alcohol and illicit drugs.  But as Matthew Ward Agius reports there are rising trends that have some experts increasing calls for harm minimisation.

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