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'More help' for smokers

5th October 2007

Doctors have said that nicotine should be freely available in products which do not carry cigarettes’ health risks in order to help smokers who find it impossible to give up.

The Royal College of Physicians say that millions continue to smoke because they are addicted to nicotine but point out that it is the toxins in cigarette smoke that kill. It believes such a move would prevent a significant number of deaths. The Department of Health has said it would consider the RCP report.

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Article Information

Title: 'More help' for smokers
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 4322
Date Added: 5th Oct 2007

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