May 2011

Tuesday 3 May, 2011


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Health groups welcome coalition support on plain packaging

Tuesday 31 May 2011
Cancer Council Victoria and Quit have congratulated the coalition for pledging its support to plain packaging today. Read more

Casks and cancer - Is expensive wine better for you?

Monday 30 May 2011
Recent Cancer Council figures about the link between alcohol and cancer has led to us being asked some interesting questions, like is it only cheap wine that causes cancer? Read more

New campaign exposes Big Tobacco scaremongering

Sunday 29 May 2011
Health groups have put a big question mark over claims by Big Tobacco around the plain packaging of cigarettes in a new national campaign, reminding the public that this information comes from an industry with a history of misleading and deceptive behaviour. Read more

New data reveals Australians in favour of plain packaging of cigarettes

Sunday 29 May 2011
New research shows plain packaging of cigarettes has the support of the majority of the Australian people, despite the tobacco industry's continued attempts to undermine it. Read more

Overweight & obesity at tipping point

Friday 27 May 2011
ABS stats show an equal number of Aussie adults overweight as at healthy weight. Read more

SunSmart urges Victorians to roll up their sleeves for winter vitamin D

Thursday 19 May 2011
As we prepare for the onset of the colder autumn and winter months, SunSmart is encouraging Victorians to get some sun exposure to help with vitamin D levels. Read more

Williamstown beaches and playgrounds to go smokefree

Thursday 19 May 2011
Quit and the Heart Foundation (Victoria) have welcomed news that Hobsons Bay Council will ban smoking on its beaches and playgrounds. Read more

Victorian Liberals commit to life saving tobacco reform

Wednesday 18 May 2011
Leading health groups have congratulated the Victorian Liberal Government for supporting the plain packaging of cigarettes. Read more

Big tobacco out to protect big profits

Tuesday 17 May 2011
Quit today expressed disgust at the tobacco industry's continued deceitful attempts to try and undermine plain packaging. Executive Director Fiona Sharkie said the scare tactics had been concocted by an industry running scared over a potential loss of profits. Read more
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