People who smoke are being reminded of the dangers of passive smoking (second-hand smoke) in a Government advertising campaign  both via TV and online adverts.

The latest research suggests that the NHS spends around £23m each year on children affected by passive smoking, eg breathing-related illnesses such as asthma, ear problems and other related conditions.

Government campaign about passive smoking on TV and online

Dr Harpal Kumar, of Cancer Research UK, added: “The evidence is clear. Smoking around children is harmful, especially in homes and cars, so it’s vital they are protected from the dangers of second-hand smoke.”



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