- Have you or someone you know used vapes or e-cigarettes? Tell me about it.
- Do you think vaping is better than smoking cigarettes? Why or why not?
- ban /ban/
- therapeutic /ther-uh-PYOO-tik /
- addiction /uh-DIK-shuhn/
- aid /eyd /
- tobacco /tuh-BAK-oh/
[verb] – to forbid or to refuse to allow something, especially officially
Many companies ban smoking on their premises to promote a healthier work environment.
[adjective] – relating to the curing of a disease or medical condition
The spa offered a variety of therapeutic massages to promote relaxation and enhance overall well-being.
[noun] – an inability to stop doing or using something, especially something harmful
She sought professional help to overcome her addiction to gambling.
[noun] – help or support
The guide dog served as a helpful aid for the visually impaired individual, assisting them in navigating their surroundings.
[noun] – a substance smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. that is prepared from the dried leaves of a particular plant
Smoking tobacco can have harmful effects on your health, such as increasing the risk of lung cancer.
While the ban on disposable vapes is a positive step, efforts must continue to ensure legal access to approved vaping products for smokers who want to quit. The government plans to invest millions of dollars in smoking cessation programs to support individuals in their quit-smoking journey without relying on e-cigarettes. In contrast, the UK promotes vaping as a tool to help long-term smokers quit. They will provide vape starter kits and behavioral support to encourage approximately one million smokers.
- What is the Australian government banning?
- Why will disposable vapes be banned?
- What will happen to tobacco taxes in Australia?
- What should efforts continue to ensure regarding vaping products?
- How many smokers is the UK aiming to encourage to quit through vaping?
- Do you or someone you know use vape or e-cigarettes? What are your thoughts about it?
- Do you agree with the Australian government’s decision to ban e-cigarettes? Do you think it will help reduce vaping among young people?
- Why is it important to regulate the packaging and marketing of vape products? Can you think of any other ways to discourage young people from using e-cigarettes?
- What do you think about the connection between vaping and nicotine addiction in young people? Why is it necessary to address the addictive nature of vaping?
- How important is it for the government to invest in smoking cessation programs and provide support for people who want to quit smoking without relying on e-cigarettes? Can you think of any other ways to support individuals in their efforts to quit smoking?