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Cancer Sufferers Call For End To Cigarette Display

Cancer Society
Media Advisory

Cancer Sufferers Call For End To Cigarette Displays

The Cancer Society has produced a DVD, Out of Sight, Out of Mind, which features cancer sufferers, their families, former smokers and researchers talking about the way tobacco is being normalised to our children by shop displays.

Mark Scott, who had a third of his face removed, from his bottom lip to his left shoulder, because of smoking, will join Cancer Society chief executive, Dalton Kelly, in presenting a copy of the DVD to Health Minister Damien O’Connor on Thursday 24 July, at 11am.

Media are invited to attend the presentation at Parliament (on the forecourt in front of the steps). Dalton and Mark will be available for interview, following the presentation.

If you are interested in attending, or need more information, please contact Bridget Cheesman, Four Winds Communications, on 04 499 0873 or 021 953 787.

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