Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. In 2003, it was estimated that tobacco use was responsible for more than 15,500 deaths. Find out more information on the damage smoking is doing to your body here.
The sections provides information about the risks of smoking when pregnant as well as the benefits for quitting before, during and after pregnancy.
You will feel the benefits of quitting straight away as your body repairs itself. Find out more ways in which you will feel better.
Second-hand smoke is known to be harmful and hazardous to the health of the general public and particularly dangerous for children. Find out more about second hand smoke at the risks associated with it.
Most manufactured and imported tobacco product packaging is required to be printed with graphic health warning labels. The graphic health warnings provide a strong and confronting message to smokers about the harmful health consequences of tobacco products and convey the 'quit' message every time a person reaches for a cigarette.