A world-first policy. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, "
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was asked about why vaping was not regulated to the same degree at the same time.
"We've already got the vaping framework," she said. "We've already seen vaping being used by people to as a tool to stop smoking."
ASH Chair said, "We are no longer punishing smokers. We are no longer stigmatizing them. This plan in humane."
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