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New Quit campaign unveiled to support the queer community

Quit has launched a new campaign, ‘Quit with Pride’ to support LGBTIQA+ communities to stop smoking. The campaign was borne out of new data revealing significantly higher smoking rates and lower rates of successful quitting amongst LGBTIQA+ Victorians.

Media release News Victoria

Posted 22 May, 2024

Perception of smoking harm dramatically drops and decades old Emphysema radio ad reboots

Quit has released important campaigns to combat smoking, off the back of alarming new data from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey and re-launched its iconic ‘Emphysema’ ad first aired in 2005.

Media release News Victoria

Posted 10 May, 2024

New survey shows most people who vape want to quit, and Bill before Parliament must be supported to end non-therapeutic vape sales

A new survey released today by Quit and Cancer Council shows the majority of Australians who currently vape plan to stop or reduce the amount they vape in the next three months. This data supports the Federal Government’s intentions to strengthen and streamline prescription-only access to vaping products, to end sales of non-therapeutic vapes.

Media release News

Posted 2 May, 2024

Quit, VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria welcome announcement of Victorian tobacco retail licensing scheme

Quit, VicHealth, and Cancer Council Victoria applaud the Victorian Government's announcement to introduce a retail licensing scheme to protect Victorians from the harms of tobacco.

Media release News Victoria

Posted 28 Mar, 2024

Quit, Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth commend the next wave of vaping legislation to spell the end of illegal sales of vapes

Quit, Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth strongly support the new Bill tabled in Parliament designed to protect young people from the harms of non-therapeutic vaping products. 

Media release News National

Posted 21 Mar, 2024

Quit and Cancer Council Victoria applaud announcement of extended vaping regulations

New March reforms to ban import of all non-therapeutic vapes, and strengthen safety standards.

Media release News National

Posted 1 Mar, 2024

Victorian-first curriculum-aligned resources launched to help teachers and students learn about youth vaping harms

Quit Victoria, in partnership with key health and education organisations, develop 'Seeing through the Haze' a suite of free, evidence-based, curriculum-aligned vaping education resources for Victorian schools

Media release News Victoria

Posted 11 Jan, 2024

Quit and Cancer Council Victoria commend new legislation to extend tobacco controls and stop vaping product promotion online

Quit and Cancer Council Victoria today congratulated the Australian Parliament on its support for the Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Bill.

Media release News National

Posted 7 Dec, 2023

Quit and Cancer Council Victoria applaud banning of disposable vaping products

Cancer Council Victoria and Quit have expressed huge relief at the announcement by Federal Health and Home Affairs Ministers of a ban on single use vaping products, designed to urgently curb access to these harmful, addictive products.

Media release News National

Posted 28 Nov, 2023

Quit launches campaigns to help people stop smoking and vaping, as nicotine addiction rises

Data highlights the need for Quit campaigns to drive motivation to stop smoking and support to quit, as nicotine addiction continues to rise.

Media release News Victoria

Posted 16 Nov, 2023

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