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Smoking is the single largest cause of preventable death and disease in our community.

Infographic stating 13.5% of adults and 2.4% of school children in SA are current smokers

When we look at smoking rates among disadvantaged groups living in South Australia, it’s clear that smoking is a social justice issue.

Infographic stating 25.8% of people with a severe mental illness in SA smoke and 40.4% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in SA are current smokers

We are also concerned about the large number of South Australians still reporting exposure to second-hand smoke, which is why we continue to lobby for legislation changes and more smoke-free environments.

Infographic stating 65.5% of South Australians who had been exposed to passive smoking at building entrances and outdoor seating at hotels and bars

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This page was last reviewed in December 2021.