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Happier Fitter – Smoking

Thursday 1st June / presented by Annie Morris

It’s time once again to explore a range of health issues and ways of assisting people with them – on Fitter Happier.

Here’s the latest stats -

In 2015, 9 per cent of the WA population aged 18 years and over were daily smokers – just over where 19,100 people were hospitalized because of it.

Also of concern is that 5 per cent of WA secondary school students aged between 12–17 years reported they were regular smokers in 2014.

Let’s learn more about the current state of smoking.

Department of Health Principal Tobacco Policy Officer Dishan Weerasooriya and Cancer Council’s Emily Box  are with me for Fitter Happier

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