Tobacco, Lung Diseases and NCDs: A Reason to Dance, but the Rain is Still Falling
Nathan Grills

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“As the NCDs rain down, or even pour, and the forecast is for torrential rain, we can bask in the success of tobacco control in places like Australia. Unlike when I grew up, my children, and yours can dance without having to choke on tobacco smoke. So, tobacco control in Australia is a story about dancing in the rain! Rates in Australia have relentlessly decreased to an all-time low of less than 13%. It is conceivable that the huge tobacco-related epidemic might be relegated to a murky, tar-filled history book. That is reason to dance! …”