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In the UK, smoking is the primary cause of premature death and preventable illness, with around 100,000 deaths each year attributed to smoking related diseases. Illnesses such as heart disease, respiratory disease and many cancers are directly linked to smoking, at a cost of over £2 billion per year to the NHS. With the NHS under constant budgetary strain, this represents a sizeable drain on resources. Smoking has been a highly visible part of British culture for more than a century, and while the number of people smoking has been in decline since the 1970s, it’s still a habit enjoyed […]
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