Australia’s discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding
Aporosa, S. ‘Apo’. (2019). Australia’s discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding. The Conversation, June 9.
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The Australian government is considering an increase in the amount of kava travellers can bring into the country. The consultation process includes a proposed pilot program to ease restrictions on kava importation for personal use from two to four kilograms per person. Many Australian residents, especially those with Pacific Island heritage, will welcome this, but the proposal is based on fundamentally flawed evidence.
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