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Big tick for tobacco control as Australian smoking rates hit new low

Thursday 17 July 2014

New data released today showing smoking prevalence is continuing to decline in Australia is a strong endorsement of a comprehensive tobacco control program, Cancer Council Victoria and Quit Victoria said today.

Big wins revealed in COAG report are strong endorsement of tobacco control programs

Thursday 12 June 2014

The COAG Reform Council’s final report on healthcare reform reveals excellent progress in reducing the devastating harm from smoking in Australia and is testament to the importance of law reform and dedicated investment in tobacco control, Quit Victoria said today.

Victorian Government wins Dirty Ashtray for third year in a row

Friday 23 May 2014

The award, which is presented by the Australian Medical Association and Australian Council on Smoking and Health, was announced this afternoon at the AMA national conference for the worst-performing government in tobacco control for the third year in a row.

New quitting app aims to tackle Geelong’s high smoking rates

Friday 23 May 2014

A NEW quit smoking app launched today provides extra support for Geelong smokers looking to quit.

Don't leave Victoria behind when it comes to smokefree: Quit Victoria & Cancer Council Victoria

Thursday 22 May 2014

QUIT Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria has urged all parties to commit to introducing smokefree outdoor dining as part of their election platform, following the announcement it will be introduced in South Australia by July 2016.

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