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Is the government rolling in smokers’ cash?


August 21, 2020

About 14% of adults in Australia, that’s over 2 million people, smoke daily. A large proportion of the price of tobacco is made up of tax. So is the government rolling in smokers’ cash?

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Sex and the ciggie


May 27, 2020

Did you know smoking can affect your performance in the bedroom as well as your fertility?

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COVID-19: Quit to reduce your risk

Guest Authors

April 23, 2020

The virus is a whole new reason to give up smoking. Hear what Perth health experts have to say.

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The tobacco industry embraces feminism to prey on women


March 9, 2020

The industry has a long history of co-opting women's liberation movements to expand the market. Here, gender equality really means equal access and addiction to cigarettes.

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Smoking hurts your lungs in more ways than one


May 24, 2019

We all know smoking is a major cause of lung cancer, but there are many other ways smoking can hurt your lungs, and the lungs of those around you.

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Filters and other dirty tricks


April 15, 2019

Tobacco companies will use any dirty trick to make their deadly product seem more attractive than it is.

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Is smoking tobacco part of our culture?


February 20, 2019

Smoking rates are high among Aboriginal people, but to understand why you have to go back to colonisation.

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Why are smoking rates higher in the LGBTIQ community?


November 5, 2018

Did you know that smoking rates in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community are about double the rate of the general population?

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Tobacco breaks hearts

Guest Authors

May 30, 2018

Did you know smoking is as bad for your heart as it is for your lungs? Even 1 ciggie a day can damage your heart.

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Big Tobacco companies are finally being forced to cough up


November 26, 2017

Big Tobacco companies in the US have been forced to admit their products cause more deaths than every year than murder, AIDS, suicide, drugs, car crashes and alcohol combined.

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These tips and tricks will help you quit


November 7, 2017

Quitting smoking is one of those things that’s often more easily said than done. Here's some handy tips to help.

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Breathtaking facts about COPD


October 23, 2017

COPD is Australia's 5th leading cause of death and many don't even know they have it.

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