1 Feb 2024

Health experts call for government to be open over tobacco links

From Morning Report, 7:42 am on 1 February 2024

Public health experts are calling on the government to be totally transparent on any past or present dealings MPs have had with tobacco companies.

The coalition is set to repeal Labour's smokefree legislation, but says it remains committed to meeting smokefree goals.

It comes as the Associate Health Minister tasked with the repeal continues to face questions over the advice she sought about freezing tobacco excise taxes.

Here's our political reporter Giles Dexter.