Lighten up, already? Time for NSW smokers to stub out around food – video

July 3, 2015

As of 6 July, it will be illegal for New South Wales venues to allow smoking while they serve food, even outside. Is this a sign that the nanny state has gone mad or a righteous intervention on the behalf of public health? Guardian Australia’s Adam Brereton and Brigid Delaney sit down to chew the fat over a beer and a few cigarettes to mull the pros and cons of increasing state intervention in our lives when it comes to smoking. As well as bans on smoking while food is being served, there will be hefty fines under the new regulations for anyone smoking within four metres of the entrance to a hospital venue Continue reading…

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