Smokers urged to quit in the new year

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Smokers in Lancashire are being encouraged to make quitting their new year’s resolution for 2014.

There are more than 207,000 smokers in the county and research has shown that two thirds of them want to stop. Lancashire County Council is supporting the national Smokefree Health Harms campaign, run by Public Health England.

County Councillor Azhar Ali, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: “Giving up smoking isn’t easy and people can get support through this campaign, their local pharmacy, or by phoning their stop smoking service. “




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