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The Scottish Government is pressing ahead with plans to introduce tobacco plain packaging, with a consultation on next steps planned early next year. The move follows the UK Government’s decision to put the brakes on introducing legislation, and wait for more information on its impact in Australia.
Restricting the opportunity for teenagers to purchase tobacco lowers adult smoking rates, especially among women, a study has found. And the restrictions also reduce the number of heavy smokers among adults who choose to smoke.
Children of parents who divorce are significantly more likely to start smoking compared with children whose parents stay together, a study conducted in North America has found.
Women who have gone through the menopause will reduce their risk of heart disease if they quit smoking, regardless of whether they have diabetes, according to the findings of research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.