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Since our establishment in 1985, there has been considerable progress in reducing the harm that tobacco causes in our community. Victoria's smoking rates have fallen substantially in both men and women and other advances include legislation to protect people from second-hand smoke, phasing out most tobacco advertising, banning of smoking in workplaces, exposing tobacco industry practices and most recently introducing plain packaging. These have been achieved through the efforts of many parties, but much more needs to be achieved.

We invite you to find our more on the history of Quit and important achievements in that time.

 

Real life stories

My life of slavery to nicotine

I started smoking at age 14. This may seem normal to most people who are smokers. Back then cigarettes were considered to be safe and helpful for the problem of over eating. If only we knew then...

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