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Tobacco, Lung Diseases and
NCDs: A Reason to Dance,
but the Rain is Still Falling
“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! …”