Teen smoking on the rise

The Cancer Council of Victoria has released alarming new data revealing three times increase in tobacco smoking among 14 to 17-year-olds within a span of four years.

Teenagers are currently grappling with the challenge of quitting vaping and smoking.

This trial will require professional support from health practitioners such as Quitline, local pharmacists, and general practitioners who can help combat dependency.

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Produced By: Moemina Shukur

Featured In Story: Associate Producer Johnson George – from Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 27 June 2023

Tuesday 27th of June, 2023

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