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Smoking Education Campaigns

Volume 592: debated on Thursday 30 July 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What measures they are taking to highlight the dangers of addiction to smoking, when the treatment of smoking-related disease costs the NHS between £1.4 billion and £1.7 billion per year. [HL2976]

The Government currently fund smoking education campaigns for both adults and teenagers, which includes information on the dangers of addiction to nicotine, at a cost of £6.5 million per annum.The Government's future plans to tackle smoking-related disease will be set out in the White Paper on tobacco control to be published later this year.