A new study reveals for the first time that glitzy and glamorous cigarette packaging makes children susceptible to smoking.
While the UK government remains unsure about the effectiveness of removing glamorous packaging on cigarettes, eight in ten women have less doubt and agree that bright, colourful packaging tends to make products more attractive to children aged under 18 according to new figures published by Cancer Research UK today.
England’s NHS ‘stop smoking services’ have enabled at least 20,000 smokers to kick the habit long term in 2010/11 according to new research in the British Medical Journal today (Wednesday), with the number of smokers helped more than tripling over their ten years of operating.
Smokers who cut down – but do not give up – are unlikely to reduce their chances of dying prematurely, a Scottish study has confirmed.
Women say they get less satisfaction and less enjoyment from smoking cigarettes that come in plain, standardised packs – according to new research released today (Thursday).
A series of advertisements from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) made claims that cannot be substantiated and breached the UK advertising code according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today (Wednesday).
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) made false claims that could not be substantiated according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today (Wednesday).