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Voice Within - Smoking Takes Lives


The Voice Within campaign first launched in 2007 and was produced by the Cancer Institute NSW. The campaign focuses on the graphic health warning "smoking doubles your risk of stroke". The commercial demonstrates that smoking doesn't always kill but can result in reduced quality of life for a smoker and their family.

The campaign will air from Jan 15 – Feb 11 in metro and regional Victoria.


 Download a background brief about stroke [148 kb PDF]

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I've been a smoker for 41 years and I have chronic lung disease.

I woke up one morning with severe pain in my chest and numbness in my left arm and leg. I was taken to hospital and they...

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