ACT needs to get tough on school-aged vaping, push for federal regulation: Marisa Paterson

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated August 2 2021 - 5:28am, first published 1:35am
Dr Marisa Paterson, who will move a motion in the Legislative Assembly this week calling for tougher regulation on e-cigarette products. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The ACT government needs to boost education programs targeted at young people taking up vaping in an effort to reduce the potentially harmful practice, a Labor backbencher says.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.