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More than 200,000 UK children took up smoking in a year


Stop smoking help and information has in the last few years been targeted at adults but very little at teenagers and young people. Many children see their parents smoking and think it is ok. School nurses can play a vital role in reducing young smokers but they have been given to many other things to deal with and no funding for new posts. The government needs to commit to more resources to combat this and make parents more aware of the damage they do to not only themselves but their children by smoking.

Posted date

24 March, 2013

Posted time

12:56 pm