More pregnant women and their partners will be supported to stop smoking with new Australian-first resources designed for their treating health professionals.
Posted 8 Dec, 2020
Leading health groups Quit, Cancer Council Victoria and the Heart Foundation have urged Crown Melbourne to permanently ban indoor smoking in the VIP ‘high roller’ gaming rooms, after casino workers expressed concerns about their health and safety due to coronavirus.Media release News
Posted 24 Nov, 2020
A new clinical trial from the US has shown that, among people motivated to quit, e-cigarette use significantly reduces the chances of quitting successfully.
Posted 9 Nov, 2020
Patients of Seymour Health will get access to the best support to stop smoking thanks to the roll out of new smoking cessation training provided by Quit.Media release News
Posted 11 Oct, 2020
Quit announces new training and resources for eye health professionals to help patients stop smoking
On World Sight Day, Quit and Vision Initiative have launched an Australian-first; online training and resources for eye health professionals that aim to reduce and prevent smoking-related diseases, including eye disease, among their patients.Media release News
Posted 7 Oct, 2020
Quit welcomes the release of a summary report of a body of work from the Australian National University, which includes a review of national and international data on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation.Media release News
Posted 29 Sep, 2020
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) 2019 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) has shown that smoking among Victorian adults has continued to fall.Media release News
Posted 15 Jul, 2020
As part of World No Tobacco Day, the Victorian Government has commissioned Quit and partners, including the Royal Children’s Hospital, to develop a series of new resources highlighting how tobacco and e-cigarette industries target children.
Posted 29 May, 2020
A new resource hub helping smokers to quit has been launched to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) physical distancing measures and ahead of the looming influenza season.Media release News
Posted 4 May, 2020
There is emerging evidence that people who smoke are likely to be more susceptible to infection with coronavirus and more likely to be more affected by COVID-19.Media release News
Posted 2 Apr, 2020