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Tobacco companies ordered to admit to persistent lying and deceit

27 January, 2014

The major tobacco companies have lied for decades to the public about the dangers of smoking and their marketing to children.

Government report links smoking to more diseases

18 January, 2014

The latest US Surgeon General's reveals even more hazards caused by smoking

Annual lung scans recommended for some current and former smokers

5 January, 2014

Testing is advised for heavy smokers aged 55-80 years and for 15 years after quitting

Price of cigarettes rises $10 per week today

1 December, 2013

Over the next 12 months the average smoker will pay almost $5,000 to support their habit.

Illegal cigarettes and chop-chop on the rise in Australia

17 November, 2013

Cheap illicit tobacco now make up 13.3% of all sales of tobacco in Australia

Can you cut nicotine patches?

17 November, 2013

Smoking even deadlier than previously thought

20 October, 2013

A study of over 200,000 Australians shows that smoking is directly linked to 2 in 3 deaths in current smokers.

Study confirms safety of Champix

16 September, 2013

A comprehensive analysis has found no evidence that Champix affects mental health or behaviour

Promising results from e-cigarette trial

8 September, 2013

The first ever trial to compare e-cigarettes with nicotine patches has found that both methods worked equally well to help smoke…

Is smoking your best friend?

1 September, 2013

Motivation to quit smoking is not enough

13 August, 2013

Many people believe that wanting to quit smoking badly enough is all you need to succeed. Unfortunately this is not true.

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