Advanced search

Aust’s anti-smoking campaigns have waned

Australia has lost its momentum on tobacco control, with government investment in mass media quit-smoking campaigns plummeting to about one-fifth of the amount spent a decade ago. The annual overall cost to Australia caused by smoking was recalculated last year to nearly $137 billion – more than four times the previous estimate reported in 2004, after decades of great success, cancer experts say.

Read the full article at