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Teenage Smoking

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much her Department has spent on campaigns to warn teenagers of the risks of smoking in 2005-06; and if she will make a statement. (93364)

In 2005-06, the Department spent £4.32 million on a campaign targeting young adult smokers (including 16 to 18-year-olds) emphasising the negative effects smoking has on them now; that is for young women—their looks, for young men—the risk of impotence.