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Federal funding for new digital services to best support Australians quitting smoking or vaping

The Federal Government and Australia’s leading cessation service, Quit, have announced the expansion of services to include a new national hub - - to help people quit smoking and vaping.

Media release News National
Posted 10 June, 2024

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day 2024: protecting children from tobacco industry interference

Posted 31 May, 2024

Protecting kids from smoking and vaping before they start

This World No Tobacco Day, Quit, Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth renew their calls to stop the harmful tobacco and vaping industry from targeting young people to prevent nicotine addiction in children.

Posted 31 May, 2024

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

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 9 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 National
Posted 2 May, 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
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