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  1. Smoking and heart disease

    19 Jun 2018

    A smoker's excess risk of heart attack reduces rapidly after only one year of not smoking...

  2. Smoking – Quit services for Aboriginal communities

    18 Apr 2018

    While the smoking rate in Australian Aboriginal communities is decreasing, it is still more than three times the national average. Smoking is the cause of one in five deaths in Aboriginal communities...

  3. Smoking - quit services for diverse groups

    13 Apr 2018

    Resources to stop smoking are available in a variety of languages and are distributed free of charge...

  4. Smoking - effects on your body

    Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco smoke that causes smokers to continue to smoke. Addicted smokers need enough nicotine over a day to ‘feel normal’ – to satisfy cravings or...

  5. Smoking statistics

    11 Aug 2017

    Smoking kills more Victorians every year than road accidents, alcohol and other drugs combined...

  6. Smoking kills

    10 Aug 2017

    Tobacco causes more illness and death than any other drug...

  7. e-cigarettes

    03 Aug 2017

    What do the experts say about electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes – or e-cigarettes – simulate the act of smoking, but you don’t burn tobacco when you use them...

  8. Victoria’s tobacco laws

    01 Aug 2017

    Smoking kills more Victorians every year than road accidents, alcohol and other drugs combined. To minimise the health effects of tobacco on individuals and the community, Victoria has laws...

  9. What to expect when you quit smoking

    01 Aug 2017

    We all know smoking can cause a wide range of health problems and shorten your life expectancy. But making the decision to quit can be intimidating. Will it be as hard as your friends tell you it will...

  10. Smoking - how to discourage your children

    01 Aug 2017

    Children are less likely to smoke if their parents do not smoke...