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Health promotion foundation VicHealth is today calling for urgent Government action on vaping, following deeply concerning claims of ambulance call outs to schools published in the Herald...
Media release
2 min read
22 Mar 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/action-needed-protect-kids-vaping-industry
VicHealth welcomes the passing of landmark tobacco legislation that once again positions Australia as a world leader in tobacco control.  The Australian Government’s new Public Health...
Media release
2 min read
6 Dec 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/australia-leads-once-again-vichealth-welcomes-passing-globally
VicHealth welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement of new legislation to reduce harm from tobacco and e-cigarettes and protect Australians from the predatory tactics of Big...
Media release
2 min read
30 Nov 2022
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-resources/media-releases/australia-once-again-world-leader-tobacco-control
There are so many ways to choose health. Try our 10 strategies for a healthier life.   Want to feel better and live a healthier life?  VicHealth has put together 10 strategies to...
Resources and downloads
1 min read
5 Oct 2021
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/resources/resource-download/be-healthy-strategies-good-health
Our quick guide to the May 2023 Federal Budget announcement.
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3 min read
8 May 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/health-promotion-and-federal-budget
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...
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5 min read
10 Apr 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-and-resources/opinion-pieces/lets-all-tackle-vaping-scourge-harming-kids
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
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...
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2 min read
30 Nov 2016
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/preventing-tobacco-use
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
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
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