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Smokefree outdoor dining and drinking good for business

Victorians expect to be able to eat and drink outside without being exposed to secondhand smoke and nearly three-quarters of a million of them will visit cafes and restaurants more often every year if smokefree outdoor areas are created.


Posted 7 Feb, 2016

Plain packaging helping reinforce smoking risks among Aboriginal people

Aboriginal people have a greater understanding of the risks of smoking following the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco in Australia, new research shows.


Posted 2 Feb, 2016

Tobacco outlets near schools tempt students to light up

Non-smoking students are more inclined to be susceptible to smoking if there is a cluster of retail outlets selling tobacco near their school, prompting Quit Victoria to call for measures to limit cigarette availability.


Posted 6 Jan, 2016

Butt out for a fresh start in 2016 – but not on January 1

A new year brings a fresh start, and Quit Victoria is encouraging smokers to seize the opportunity to improve their health by butting out for good in 2016.


Posted 4 Jan, 2016

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