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Articles tagged with: smoking

24June

Say no to smoking

Written by Carl Malkin Posted in Alcohol and drug addiction

Say no to smoking

Ever had someone say to you that they are trying to quit smoking or maybe you have done it yourself. People always comment and say well done you can do it. For people who have never smoked or been to addicted to smoking it seems to easy to just say “you can do it” but for you it can be a big deal. What you need to remember is that 1 sixth of the UK population smoke so there are many people who just don’t understand the addictions of smoking cigarettes. People who do smoke will have heard the comments “you know that stuff will kill you” or “when are you going to quit that dirty habit” So when you do decide you are going to try and quit you would like a bit of credit and help in doing so rather than just a comment or nod of the head.

28March

Smoking: The Facts

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Health

Smoking: The Facts

In the UK it is forbidden to buy or be sold cigarettes until you have reached the age of 18; however figures show that more than 80 per cent of smokers started before the age of 19. Sometimes the pressures of being a teen can be too much, and smoking becomes routine, a necessity as a result of pressure from friends.