Young People and Smoking

People start smoking for many different reasons. Some people start because they’re curious, because their mates smoke, or they’re bored. Others think it will help them look more attractive, fit in with their friends or that it will help them get through rough times. No one smokes their first cigarette thinking that they’ll become a

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Smoking in Pregnancy

Now that you’re pregnant, quitting smoking has never been more important for both you and your baby. There is no safe level of smoking for anyone but if you continue to smoke while you are pregnant you’ll be putting your baby at serious risk of a premature delivery, at increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth or

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Going Smoke Free

Deciding to go smoke free can have a positive impact on your health, your life and your standard of living, and it can also benefit your friends and family. The benefits for you: You will save money – the average smoker has 13 cigarettes a day, which works out as 364 cigarettes a month. That’s

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E-Cigarettes

An estimated 2.9 million adults in Great Britain currently use electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and of these 1.5 million people have completely stopped smoking cigarettes. The evidence suggests that e-cigarettes carry a fraction of the risk of cigarettes and can be particularly effective when combined with extra quitting support from your local stop smoking service.  An

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Ways to Quit

Whether you quit smoking using traditional medication or an e-cigarette, evidence shows that you have a much better chance of quitting with the support of your stop smoking service. Cigarettes contain nicotine and by regularly smoking over a period of time, your body becomes dependent on it. Giving up smoking can cause nicotine withdrawal symptoms,

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I have learned the importance of never smoking again. That it is never too late to give up!. The course works really well I had a lot of support and succeeded.
Alan - 10/10/2018
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