Smoking and tobacco

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death and disease worldwide. It greatly increases your risk of suffering from potentially deadly conditions, including a range of cancers, cardiovascular disease and respiratory illness. Breathing in secondhand smoke can also harm your health.

16 CancersFor more information, read our information brochure on smoking and tobacco (pdf, 731kb) or check out our fact sheets.

Cancer Council Western Australia is an organisation committed to reducing the harm caused by smoking in our community, both through its own programs and by working in partnership with others.

Where can I get more information on smoking and tobacco?

Please visit the following sections: