The Surprising History of Tobacco

Tobacco: It was thought to be a heal-all, but in reality, a harm-all.The origins of this controversial plant are in the fields of the Americas, and the mostcommon species, Nicotiana Tabacum, originated in Mesoamerica, a region in the central partof the Americas.Tobacco usage started among the people of the Americas, then europeans through exploration,and eventually […]

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – National Tobacco Campaign – Josh’s Story

My name is Josh and family’s my story.I’ve got three kids and a fiancé.The most important thing to me is my children.My decision to quit smoking had a lot to do with becoming a father andalso being a smoker probably enabled other people to smoke as well thatdidn’t really want to.I started smoking, I reckon, […]

National Tobacco Campaign – video message Professor Tom Calma

Welcome to the Quitnow website.My name is Tom Calma. I am from Darwin and I am Kungarakan on my mother’s side and Iwaidja on my father’s side.As the National Coordinator for the Australian Government’s Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program,it’s my job to support those working with our mob to quit, or not take up smoking.If you […]

Pick Your Quit Path – National Tobacco Campaign – My QuitBuddy

[MUSIC PLAYING]When I decided to quit, I heard about the My QuitBuddy App.Some friends said it was really useful, so I downloaded it.It’s great because you set your own quitting goals, and you’re in control. Then it checks in with you every night to make sure you’re sticking to them.You can program danger times for […]

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story with Minister Ken Wyatt, Professor Tom Calma and Sam Summers

We’re here with Minister Wyatt, Tom Calma and Sam Summers who has a story to share.Tom, tell us a bit about the initiative.Professor Tom Calma: This is part of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking initiative that’s been in effect since 2010and we continually like to refresh it and keep programs like the Don’t Make Smokes Your […]

NRL Indigenous All Stars 2017 – quit smoking stories montage

Troy: G’day we’re here at the Indigenous All Stars weekend.And what we’re looking to do is to talk about not making smokes your story.Orry: I smoked for about 12 years.Troy: What made you quit?Orry: Basically, these fellas mate.You gotta be around to be a good role model for them.Richard: I gave up about 14 months […]

Psychosis or Spiritual Awakening: Phil Borges at TEDxUMKC

Translator: Mika Fukasawa Reviewer: Maria K.Good evening.One of the things I love about visiting indigenous culturesis it lets me step back in time and see how we all lived centuries ago.In doing that, I’ve noticed so many things,things that we’ve gained and things that we’ve lost.One of the things I’ve really noticedis the fact that […]

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – National Tobacco Campaign – short version

Family is everything to me.But I wanted to be there for my kids,so I quit smoking.My name is Ted,and family is my story.Don’t make smokes your story.Download the app,call the Quitlineor visit Quitnow.

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – National Tobacco Campaign – Donna’s Story

My name is Don Lemon. I’m 39 years of ageand I live in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.It’s where I was born, it’s where my kids were born.The most important thing to me are my sons. They’re the reason that I’m here.They’re the reason I’ll get up every morning and the reason whyI have […]

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – National Tobacco Campaign – short version

Family is everything to me.But I wanted to be there for my kids, so I quit smoking.My name is Ted, and family is my story.Don’t make smokes your story. Download the app, call the Quitline or visit Quitnow.