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Since our establishment in 1985, there has been considerable progress in reducing the harm that tobacco causes in our community. Victoria's smoking rates have fallen substantially in both men and women and other advances include legislation to protect people from second-hand smoke, phasing out most tobacco advertising, banning of smoking in workplaces, exposing tobacco industry practices and most recently introducing plain packaging. These have been achieved through the efforts of many parties, but much more needs to be achieved.

We invite you to find our more on the history of Quit and important achievements in that time.

 

Real life stories

Throat infection

Cigarettes helped kill my father.

I wanted to quit but I got a throat infection from hell.

Nine days later I was ok, and hadn't had a smoke for 9 days and never started...

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