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If implemented throughout the UK, it is estimated that the ASSIST programme would prevent 20,000 young people taking up smoking each year.

Recent Smoking & ASSIST News

  • If I can quit smoking, so can you - “There are now millions more ex-smokers in the UK than those still smoking, and we also know there are some practical tools that help turn that decision to go smokefree into real success. “According to a recent survey, four in 10 smokers have taken ...
  • Stoptober: Why I want to stop smoking by my 30th birthday - Natasha Trew-Burns, Newport, who suffers from fibromyalgia and has vowed to stop smoking for Stoptober. Natasha Trew-Burns has never been more determined to give up smoking. With her 30th birthday just a few months away, and health issues due to ...
  • Stop smoking in Stoptober! How you can quit the habit - STOP Smoking Wales has launched its biggest campaign to date to encourage as many of the 690,000 smokers in Wales as possible to try to quit. Public Health Wales, the organisation which runs Stop Smoking Wales, has commissioned a survey into smoking habits ...
  • Make it a month to give up smoking, urges dad - ... contact Sirona Stop Smoking Service on 01225 831852 or send an email to healthylifestyleservice@sirona- cic.org.uk. Information can also be found on the organisation's Facebook page at Healthy Lifestyle Service or Twitter by following @SironaLifestyle.
  • Topic: Smoking cessation - ... across the UK Use of e-cigarettes has tripled over the past two years to 2.1 million across the UK. Figures from health charity Action on Smoking Health (ASH) show that usage has significantly increased from 700,000 in 2012. Nearly two-thirds of users ...
  • Smoking rates on the rise in New York City - NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated ...
  • ASH Wales Conference - The ASH Wales conference is taking place on the 18th and 19th September. http://www.ashwales.org.uk/ashwalesconference/ Sally will be attending on behalf […]
  • ASSIST working groups - There are two ASSIST working group meetings scheduled for September. The Wales and South West meeting is on 11th September, […]