MORE than 20 per cent of people in the Loddon-Mallee region continue to smoke and VicHealth chief executive officer Jerril Rechter says it is “critical” that smoking rates decrease.
“We know that people in regional areas (like Mildura), are more likely to smoke than their metro counterparts,” Ms Rechter said.
“It is vital we continue to reduce smoking rates by targeting our efforts at the people who are most likely to smoke.
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