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.

The lowdown on rollies

August 27, 2020

Rollies (or roll-your-own tobacco) are often believed to be less harmful and more natural than factory-made cigarettes. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

Breathtaking facts about COPD

October 23, 2017

COPD is Australia's 5th leading cause of death and 700,000+ don't even know they have it.

Jar of money

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?

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.

Tobacco breaks hearts

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.

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?

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.

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.

COVID-19: Quit to reduce your risk

April 23, 2020

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

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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