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A sculpture in the form of a ‘vape cloud’ is on public display at Scienceworks as part of an ongoing VicHealth initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of e-cigarettes...
Media release
4 min read
6 Jun 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/whats-hiding-vape
VicHealth strongly supports the Australian Government’s proposed strengthening of tobacco regulations, outlined today by Health Minister Mark Butler.   Strengthening these areas will go a...
Media release
2 min read
13 Sep 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/vichealth-welcomes-groundbreaking-laws-fight-against-big-tobacco
VicHealth welcomes the Federal Government’s strong focus on preventive health announced in the Federal Budget. This includes $737 million allocated towards reducing harm from the e-cigarette and...
Media release
3 min read
9 May 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/vichealth-welcomes-federal-budget
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Research and publications
4 min read
5 Aug 2019
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/resources/vichealth-strategies/vichealth-tobacco-strategy-2019-2023
Many people who smoke are unaware of the various ways in which their tobacco products are modified to make the harsh smoke easier to inhale, according to new research released today by Quit...
Media release
3 min read
28 Nov 2014
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/smokers-remain-dark-about-tobacco-industry
New data shows almost double the number of Victorian adults report vaping in 2022 compared to 2018-19. Almost one quarter of all Victorian adults currently using e-cigarettes have never...
Media release
4 min read
20 Oct 2022
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/rise-victorian-e-cigarette-use-purchasing-behaviours
Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Victoria. It costs 4000 lives and $5 billion each and every year. World-leading innovation – led by VicHealth...
Standard page
2 min read
30 Nov 2016
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/preventing-tobacco-use
Quit has launched two important initiatives designed to raise awareness of the tobacco industry’s manipulation of products, and to encourage people with nicotine dependence to access support to...
Media release
3 min read
15 Nov 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/new-quit-campaign-just-launched
This article was originally published in the Sunday Herald Sun on January 15, 2023. Authored by Dr Sandro Demaio   In early December 2022, a 12 year old boy called a Victorian health...
Standard page
5 min read
10 Apr 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-and-resources/opinion-pieces/lets-all-tackle-vaping-scourge-harming-kids
Our quick guide to the May 2023 Federal Budget announcement.
Standard page
3 min read
8 May 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/health-promotion-and-federal-budget
Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022
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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.