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Poor oral health and traumatic mouth injuries, the real risks of vaping

This World Oral Health Day (20 March), Victoria’s leading health organisations are highlighting the newest threat to Australia’s oral health – use of e-cigarettes (vaping).

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Posted 19 Mar, 2023

Surfing Victoria and Quit join forces to highlight the environmental and health harms of vaping

Surfing Victoria is proud to announce a new partnership with Quit Victoria to help reduce the usage of e-cigarettes on Victoria’s beaches.

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Posted 7 Mar, 2023

50 years of anti-tobacco advertising exhibit launches at ACMI

A collaboration between Cancer Council Victoria, Quit and Swinburne University of Technology has launched this week as part of ACMI’s free centrepiece exhibition The Story of the Moving Image, located in Fed Square, Melbourne. The exhibit, displayed in the Moving Minds section of the exhibition, showcases the creative and educative ways Cancer Council Victoria and Quit have tackled anti-tobacco advertising over five decades.

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Posted 7 Mar, 2023

Australians want government action to stop escalating e-cigarette crisis

A new Cancer Council Victoria report shows growing public support for policy action to limit the availability and use of e-cigarettes. Almost nine in ten Australian adults (87%) want government action to stop a new generation of Australians from becoming addicted to nicotine.

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Posted 13 Feb, 2023

Celebrating 10 years of plain packaging

1 December 2022 marks the 10 th anniversary since world-first plain packaging was introduced in Australia on 1 December 2012.


Posted 2 Dec, 2022

Commitment to strengthen tobacco plain packaging measures

Quit and Cancer Council Victoria back the Australian Government’s commitment to strengthen tobacco plain packaging measures on the 10th anniversary of world-leading legislation.

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Posted 30 Nov, 2022

Alarming rise in e-cigarette usage and purchasing behaviours in Victoria

New data released today shows almost double the number of Victorian adults report vaping in 2022 (estimated 308,827 users) compared to 2018-19 (estimated 154,895 users). Almost one quarter of all Victorian adults currently using e-cigarettes have never smoked.

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Posted 19 Oct, 2022

People who smoke remain in the dark about tobacco product manipulation

Many people who smoke are unaware of the various ways in which their tobacco products are modified to make the harsh smoke easier to inhale, according to new research released today by Quit Victoria.

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Posted 3 Oct, 2022

Quitting smoking likely to help local businesses and reduce alcohol use

A study just published in the journal, BMC Public Health, suggests quitting smoking benefits households and local economies, as well as the health of the person quitting.

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Posted 11 Sep, 2022

Proposal to finally end last indoor smoking exemption welcomed

Cancer Council Victoria and Quit Victoria welcomed the Victorian Government for introducing a Bill that that will ensure an exemption for smoking indoors is removed from “High Roller” gaming rooms at Crown Casino.

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Posted 15 Aug, 2022

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