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World No Tobacco Day 2022 Tobacco – Threat to our environment

Protect the environment, World No Tobacco Day 2022 will give you one more reason to quit.

Top 3 questions – Healthy lifestyle choices

Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, discusses making healthy choices, and the small steps we can take every day to enjoy a healthy life.

World No Tobacco Day 2021 – Commit to Quit

Monday 31 May is the World Health Organization’s 34th World No Tobacco Day. This day raises awareness about the dangers of tobacco use and exposure. It highlights national and global efforts to fight the tobacco epidemic and protect future generations from its harmful effects.

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on tobacco use, e-cigarette use and COVID-19

A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about tobacco use, e-cigarette use and COVID-19.

A statement about e-cigarettes and their link to severe lung illness

Statement from the Chief Medical Officer and State and Territory Chief Health Officers about e-cigarettes and an emerging link between their use and lung disease.

E-cigarettes linked to severe lung illness

Statement from the Chief Medical Officer and State and Territory Chief Health Officers about e-cigarettes and an emerging link between their use and lung disease.

Australia pledges $19 million to boost health across the Pacific

The Australian Government is continuing to step up its commitment with the Pacific, pledging an additional $19 million to boost health care across the region.

Final report on Tackling Indigenous Smoking program shows local campaigns are proving successful

A new report shows the power of local campaigns in reducing tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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