The Tobacco Control Coalition has established the Smoke Free Young People Working Group to progress actions highlighted in the strategy.
Actions to protect young Tasmanians from the harmful effects of tobacco use are outlined in the Smoke Free Young People Strategy 2013-2017.
A few of the actions include:
- Smoke Free Generation – Be a part of it! developed as a branding device to shift attitudes, intentions and behaviours about smoking by young Tasmanians.
- Website detailing the range of options young Tasmanians can use or access to quit smoking
- Fact sheets
- Role modelling for adults in position of influence over young people
Free Generation – be a part of it!
This program is a collaboration of service providers who want to protect young Tasmanians from the harmful effects of tobacco use.
It aims to prevent young people from taking up smoking and help those who have already started smoking to quit.
Actions to achieve this are outlined in the Smoke Free Young People Strategy 2013-2017.
This website includes details on the range of options that young Tasmanians can use or access to become smoke free.
It also includes information and resources to ensure adults, particularly teachers and youth workers, are aware of their role in ensuring a smoke free generation. This includes preventing or delaying smoking uptake, encouraging and assisting young smokers to reduce or quit smoking and to create and support smoke free and healthy environments.