Table 4.2

Measures aimed at reducing smoking

  • Reducing the temptation to start smoking, e.g.

    • education of children and young people

    • increase in tobacco duty

    • restrictions on advertising and promotion

    • prosecution of shopkeepers selling cigarettes illegally to minors

  • Helping people who want to stop smoking, e.g.

    • advice and support

    • wider access to nicotine replacement therapy

    • prescribing bupropion (Zyban)