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

Comment

We need more innovative ideas and tactics. Children not only see their parents smoking, but often the parent or older sibling is the first to offer the inaugural cigarette. What should be the penalty for someone over 18 'pushing' a drug to a minor? Can we get rid of the 'convenience packs' all together? Maybe sell them in packs of 30 or 40 so that they don't slip surreptitiously into a purse or book bag? Can we partner with a hair care line to advertise 'smokers shampoo, conditioner, hair spray,' deodorant, etc? Maybe that would help get the word out that you stink when you smoke.

Posted date

25 March, 2013

Posted time

12:16 pm

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