Smoking is a leading cause of preventable illness and death in Western Australia.
It causes heart and circulatory diseases, lung cancer and other cancers, other serious lung disease, and many other diseases and conditions.
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Information for workplaces
The guide provides information on the health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, current smoke-free legislation and the steps that must be taken in order to meet the legal requirements. The document also details the ways in which organisations can help to encourage and support smoking cessation. It offers a step-by-step guide to the policy planning and decision making process and provides a sample smoke-free workplace policy.
Information for Health professionals
For information on tobacco licensing and legislation, or issues concerning compliance with the law visit the Tobacco Control Branch website