Impact of graphic health warnings in population smoking behaviour in Australia

Project Description

This program of research is examining the impact of Australia's graphic health warnings on cigarette packs on adult smokers and on secondary school students. 

A series of studies have been conducted or are underway, including an audit of the roll-out of warnings, a follow up study of effects on secondary school students, and a population-based study on the contribution of health warnings to reductions in adult smoking prevalence.

Contact:  Melanie Wakefield at cbrc@cancervic.org.au

Publications:   Impact of graphic health warnings in population smoking behaviour in Australia

Year

2005 to present

Researchers

Melanie Wakefield, Megan Bayly, Sarah Durkin, Julie Simpson and external collaborators

Funding Body

Cancer Council Victoria; Victorian Department of Health; National Health & Medical Research project grant

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