Check out all of the television commercials made by Smarter than Smoking. This is Future In Your Hands - 2012.
Congratulations to the Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service and all of the other people who contributed this anti-smoking commercial. Real people talking about a real big problem.
The guys from Midwest Football Academy made an excellent Hip Hop music video clip to stop kids from taking up smoking. Want to try making your own? Submit your video entries here. All published entries win a prize! Full details of participation can be found here.
Norma Plummer presents her netball tips.
Click on the logo to learn about the Smarter than Smoking Young Directors' Festival and how you can take part. If you would like to know more about the Festival please email SMART@heartfoundation.org.au
Six schools participated in the Smarter than Smoking Young Directors’ Festival in 2012. View all entries by clicking on this title.This Festival provides an opportunity for students to develop and deliver their own anti-smoking advert.
Five schools participated in the Smarter than Smoking Young Directors’ Festival in 2011. View all entries by clicking on this title.
Madeleine, a year 6 student from West Leeming Primary School, developed an anti-tobacco website.
Click here to view it!
Six schools participated in the Smarter than Smoking Young Directors’ Festival in 2013. View all entries by clicking on this title. This Festival provides an opportunity for students to develop and deliver their own anti-smoking advert.
What actors have you seen smoking in a TV show, music clip or movie? Be the first to report them here. Upload your comments.
Do you have a friend or relative that regrets ever having taken up smoking? Tell us about them here. What do they regret? Comment.
Tell us what you’d like for a Have Your Say topic. Your topic needs to help kids to stop smoking or never start. The topics with the most "Likes" will be displayed on the site!
Draw or create the goriest image of a disease that results from smoking and upload it here. "Like" or share your favourites. Best entry each month receives a prize! Full details of participation can be found here.
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Smoking gives you smelly breath, smelly hair, stained teeth and aged skin.
Benzopyrene is a cancer causing chemical found in cigarette smoke, also produced by car fumes.
Propylene Glycol, found in cigarette smoke, carries poisonous smoke deep into the lungs.
Ammonia is found in cleaning products and cigarette smoke. It increases addiction to smoking.
Benzene is found in crude oil and cigarette smoke, it causes leukaemia and other cancers.
Cadmium is found in batteries and cigarette smoke. It builds up in the body and causes cancer.
Formaldehyde causes cancer, is found in cigarette smoke & is used to preserve dead bodies.
Acetone is found in nail polish, and cigarette smoke. It can cause respiratory irritation.
Arsenic, a toxic metal found in insecticides and cigarette smoke, causes death from organ failure.
Nicotine is a deadly toxin found in cigarette smoke, also used in insecticides (bug poison).
Turpentine is a dangerous ingredient in cigarette smoke, that can cause kidney and nerve damage.
Each year, 20,000 hectares of forest are cleared to make tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Tobacco is the only legal product that when used as directed, could kill you.
Tobacco kills approximately 15,000 Australians each year.
In 2010, 1 in 2 Australians aged 14 years and over had never smoked, and 1 in 4 had quit smoking.
Even if you don't smoke, the poisonous chemicals in the cigarette smoke of others can harm you.
Cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 poisonous chemicals.
Some young people become addicted to nicotine after smoking just a few cigarettes.
Teenagers who are committed to school, and have academic aspirations, are less likely to smoke.
Tobacco smoking is responsible for one in ten adult deaths.
Smoking just one cigarette per day will still cost you nearly $300 each year.
Tobacco smoking is the single most preventable cause of ill health and death in Australia.
If current trends continue, by 2020 tobacco is projected to kill 7 million people a year worldwide.
The tobacco industry spends more than $10 billion a year marketing it's products in the U.S. alone.
Smoking can lead to cataracts, the number one cause of vision loss in the world.
One person dies every six seconds due to tobacco.
58% of Australians aged 14 or older have never smoked.
Less than one in twenty 15 year olds smoke cigarettes regularly.
Smoking makes you feel weak and tired because less oxygen reaches your heart.
Teenagers who smoke have reduced fitness.
The earlier that someone begins to smoke, the greater their risk of developing lung cancer.