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Tobacco use is the leading preventable risk factor for NCDs. It is the single most preventable cause of death and it causes 1 in 6 NCDs. It is a risk factor for 6 out of the world’s 8 leading causes of death and causes nearly 6 million deaths per year.

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Be a healthy role model for a healthy Pacific future – help make the Pacific Tobacco Free by 2025!

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Inspired by Quitline Australia’s Stop Smoking Advertisement

Inspired by Quitline Australia’s Stop Smoking Advertisement

Did you know that smoking is one of the biggest health threats to Pacific peoples? We can all help address the threat by giving up smoking ourselves, and also providing encouragement to those trying to quit. Nicotine is addictive, and overcoming any addiction requires support and determination, but we can do it!

Check out the timeline on the left – it shows all the short and long-term health gains of choosing to quit today.

Not only will you experience these health benefits yourself if you quit smoking – you will also be saving your family and loved ones from secondhand smoke. Breathing in secondhand smoke causes heart disease, respiratory diseases and cancer. It can also cause sudden death in infants and interfere with healthy pregnancies. Make your house a smoke-free home, to protect yourself and your family.

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