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Quit Victoria launches new e-cigarette resources in a bid to help reduce teen vaping

Quit Victoria has launched a suite of e-cigarette resources, designed to support Victorian parents and teachers to understand the risks of e-cigarette use and empower them to address vaping with their kids and students.

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Posted 13 Jul, 2021

Quit Victoria launches confronting new campaign to reverse 2020 fall in Quitline calls

Quit Victoria has launched a new, hard hitting anti-smoking campaign as data from the Victorian Quitline revealed calls to the service plummeted in 2020 when there were no campaigns on air.

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Posted 27 Jun, 2021

Cashing in on kids: dodgy retailers flout the law by brazenly selling e-cigarettes to children

An investigation in the Herald Sun has revealed tobacco retailers in Melbourne’s south east brazenly selling e-cigarettes to children, breaking a series of laws banning the sale of addictive vaping products.

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Posted 22 Jun, 2021

Smokes can lead to strokes: new partnership seeks to save lives

Quit and Stroke Foundation have partnered to offer training and resources for stroke clinicians to help people recovering from a stroke to stop smoking, reducing their risk of having another stroke.

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Posted 24 May, 2021

Concerns about COVID blip as smokers quit quitting during lockdown

There were plenty of disruptions during COVID and unfortunately quitting smoking was one of them. During last year’s lockdown, Quitline received significantly fewer calls as more people began working from home, and as Melbourne was plunged into another seven-day lockdown late last week, health groups warn Victorians may delay quitting again.

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Posted 14 May, 2021

New campaign highlights the deadly link between smoking and cardiovascular disease for the Victorian Chinese community

Quit Victoria and partners have launched a new public education campaign that highlights the immediate and deadly effects of cigarette smoke on the heart and they’re hoping the Victorian Chinese community is going to heed the message.

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Posted 4 Mar, 2021

New research highlights the immediate and deadly effects of cigarette smoke

Quit Victoria and its partners today launched a new public education campaign highlighting the immediate and deadly effects of cigarette smoke on the heart - and the link between smoking and Australia’s single biggest killer, heart disease.

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Posted 21 Feb, 2021

Study reveals alarming lack of government regulation of tobacco products in Victoria

Quit welcomes a new study from La Trobe University, which found that almost half of the retailers selling tobacco products in a regional Victorian Local Government Area were likely operating with no formal government oversight.

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Posted 3 Feb, 2021

Negative health impacts of secondhand smoke still emerging after 40 years

This month marks the 40th anniversary of a landmark study that first revealed the risks of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS).

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Posted 29 Jan, 2021

Quit's online tools help more people to go smoke-free in 2021

Thousands of people are being supported to stop smoking with Quit’s free online Make a Plan tool, designed to help people stop smoking for good, regardless of where they are in their quitting journey.

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Posted 12 Jan, 2021

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