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A factsheet to help the community understand and comply with the new laws about e-cigarette products commencing 1 August 2017.
01 Mar 2014... Guide to products to help you quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges, sublingual tablets and inhalers) and medication. Also includes other strategies to help you quit.
Identifying the dangers of smoking and the benefits of quitting smoking for individuals, their families and the community.
Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, often called ‘vapes’, are electronic devices designed to deliver vapourised liquids into the lungs. There are many different styles of vapes available and they can be difficult to spot. The main ingredient in vapes is propylene glycol, vegetable glycerine or glycerol, and they often also contain nicotine, flavours and other chemicals. Vapes may contain harmful chemicals that aren’t listed on the pack. The biggest misunderstanding about vapes is that they are harmless compared to cigarettes. This is not true. Vapes are not safe.
01 May 2017... A factsheet providing a summary of health harms of shisha tobacco.
01 Mar 2021... Information about Shisha and the risk of COVID-19.
01 Oct 2019... What is in shisha tobacco? Shisha tobacco is usually a combination of tobacco prepared in molasses and flavoured with fruit flavours. Shisha smoke contains large amounts of nicotine, carbon monoxide, tar and other toxins. The water in the shisha does not remove any of the toxins. The fruit flavour does not make it a healthy choice
01 Feb 2018... Health promotion information sheet on smoking and vision loss. With information on how smoking affects the eyes, which eye problems worsen with smoking, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in audio formats.
In order to continue reducing the visibility of tobacco products at retail outlets across Victoria, retailers can no longer apply to have a premises certified as a specialist tobacconist. This change will limit the number of businesses that can publicly display tobacco products. The supplement to the Specialist Tobacconist guide provides information for certified specialist tobacconists to understand and comply with the laws about e-cigarette products commencing 1 August 2017. The supplement covers the main sale, display and advertising laws that apply to e-cigarette products.
01 Jul 2013... By law, smoking is banned within four metres of an entrance to children's indoor play centres from 13 April 2015.
An animated video that gives you reasons on why you should quit smoking.
01 May 2017... A factsheet for businesses providing a summary of victorian tobacco control laws that apply to the sale, advertising and use of shisha tobacco for businesses.
01 Oct 2019... The fact sheet is for health professionals and explains what is in shisha tobacco, who smokes it and why and how it does impact on health.
01 Jan 2017... From 1 August 2017, the Tobacco Amendment Act 2016 will amend the Tobacco Act 1987 to ban smoking at all outdoor dining areas when food is available for consumption. This includes restaurants, food fairs, and organised outdoor events, including community or street festivals.
01 May 2017... General guidance on the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas for businesses on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
Smoking is prohibited in or on vehicles in Western Australia if a child under 17 is present.
Smoking is prohibited near playground equipment in Western Australia.
01 May 2017... This factsheet provides general guidance on the smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas and their interaction with smoke-free outdoor dining areas, from 1 August 2017.
01 Mar 2012... This document provides specific information for enforcing and providing education for the various aspects of the Tobacco Act 1987 for workplaces.
01 Nov 2019... Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk. Tobacco contains more than 7000 chemicals, including over 70 chemicals known to cause cancer.
01 May 2017... A factsheet providing a summary of tobacco control laws that apply to the sale, advertising and use of shisha tobacco for the community.
01 Feb 2018... Audio information on smoking and vision loss. With information on how smoking affects the eyes, which eye problems worsen with smoking, what can be done and where to seek help and services.
01 Jul 2008... Passive smoking is the inhalation of environmental tobacco smoke - that is breathing in 'other peoples' cigarette smoke. Exposure to passive smoking places children's health at risk. The brochure explains what you can do to try to keep your child safe from passive smoking.
Smoking is prohibited on all patrolled beaches in Western Australia
A summary of the new smoke-free outdoor eating laws. Smoking restrictions prohibit smoking in an outdoor eating area unless you are in a smoking area.
01 Oct 2019... What is in shisha tobacco? Shisha tobacco is usually a combination of tobacco prepared in molasses and flavoured with fruit flavours. Shisha smoke contains large amounts of nicotine, carbon monoxide, tar and other toxins. The water in the shisha does not remove any of the toxins. The fruit flavour does not make it a healthy choice.
01 Oct 2019... Is shisha harmful to me, my baby or my young children? YES! Shisha smoke is toxic. It contains chemicals, including carbon monoxide and tar, which are bad for your health and those around you. Smoking shisha can lead to problems in your pregnancy. It can also harm your baby and young children.
04 Oct 2022... The campaign, developed by Quit, is designed to raise awareness of some of these tobacco product manipulations and the harm they cause with a focus on modifications made to filters and roll-your-own tobacco, and the masking agents and additives that are added to tobacco.
There are many different styles of electronic cigarettes or ‘vapes’ available. The biggest misunderstanding about vapes is that they are harmless compared to cigarettes. This is not true. Vapes are not safe. Spotting vapes can be difficult because they often resemble common school items like highlighter pens, markers and USB drives. Knowing the different shapes and types of vapes is a first step to help protect young people from the risks of vaping.
01 May 2017... A summary of the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas at food fairs and other organised events on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
01 May 2017... A summary of the new smoke-free outdoor dining laws for the community on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
When you smoke you are at higher risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack.
Resource caters for the Arabic community targeting basic information about the harms of smoking Cigarettes and the effects of Waterpipe tobacco which is an Arabic Custom.
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