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More Scots quit smoking

26th May 2010

NHS figures have revealed that the amount of people trying to quit smoking increased in Scotland in 2009.

The number of attempts totalled 69,882 in 2009, up 35% from 2008. Public Health Minister Shona Robison said there was a "significant increase" in the amount of people who used NHS services to stop smoking. She added that the health service provided £11 million annually for services to help people to stop smoking.

 

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Article Information

Title: More Scots quit smoking
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 14980
Date Added: 26th May 2010

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