Australia 'way out of step' on e-cigs, vaping GP says

A VICTORIAN GP has set up an organisation to lobby for "vaping" as a way to to help smokers quit, calling the Australian public health lobby "way out of step" with international opinion.

The New Nicotine Alliance Australia, established by Dr Attila Danko, has welcomed a report by Public Health England which last declared e-cigarettes 95% less harmful than tobacco and a potentially useful quitting tool.

The UK body says there is a misconception that e-cigarettes are as