New laws on e-cigarettes
Mt Druitt residents are being ask to take note of new laws introduced by the NSW Government to protect children from potential harms associated with ecigarettes. South Western Sydney Local Health District public health unit director Dr Stephen Conaty (pictured) said that since December 2015 it had been against the law to use an e-cigarette in a car while a child under the age of 16 was present. “These include a ban on the display and advertising of e-cigarettes and accessories and a ban on the sale of these products to minors, which commenced earlier last year,” Dr Conaty said. For more details, visit health.nsw.gov.au/tobacco.