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Bradford Council is funding the delivery of a national programme to help young people from starting to smoke, and their parents or carers to quit. Canotta Boston Celtics QUIT, the UK charity, is rolling out Smoke Free Family Life across ten secondary schools in the district and Bradford is one of the newest areas of the country to sign up to the scheme. goedkoop air max 2017 A QUIT youth presenter will work in secondary school with pupils and make sure they take a support booklet home with them which will include details of support details of the council’s stop smoking service. Nike Air Max 2017 Dames

The Council are participating in a national and local evaluation to help young people from starting to smoke and their parents or carers to quit. UAB Blazers Jerseys The aim of the project is to give young people the facts about smoking so that they can make an informed choice and to support parents and carers who smoke to stop. cheap adidas uk for sale The project is being run in conjunction with the Bradford stop smoking service. Mac Jones Jersey Andrew Gillespie, Stop Smoking Specialist for Bradford Council, said: “We know that two thirds of smokers start smoking before the age of eighteen so it is important to provide effective programmes like the one provided by QUIT.” “Our aim is to help create a smoke free district where the next generation understand that smoking is a normal activity and that cigarettes kill one in every two long-term smokers.” “Teenagers are making their own decision not to smoke as fewer youngsters are starting smoking than in previous generations. nike air max 2017 femme rouge Hopefully they can help inform their parents and careers that it’s never to late to quit smoking.” You can contact Bradford’s stop smoking service on 01274 437700.

New CEO for QUIT

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Paul Bishop has been appointed the new CEO for QUIT, Taylor Martinez – Nebraska Cornhuskers the UK charity that helps smokers to stop and children to never start. ZX 750

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“We are delighted to welcome Paul to QUIT. Air Jordan 1 He has the experience and skills needed to take the charity forward at this exciting time of growth.” Paul joins QUIT from the Financial Ombudsman Service. Nike Air Max 1 Femme

Paul has nearly 20 years experience of leading publicly funded programmes including the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative, Amari Cooper Alabama Football Jerseys as a Government Advisor and a Director of Project Fullemploy. Zapatillas Asics Paul says, adidas riot 5 femme “I am looking forward to leading the charity forward and building on the excellent work produced over the years.” Paul succeeds Glyn McIntosh who is leaving to join Bishopsland Educational Trust. adidas gazelle homme For more details please contact Paul Bishop on 0207 553 2109.

QUIT’s Position on E-Cigarettes

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QUIT’s position on e-cigarettes is that the evidence is that they are much safer than smoking and are proving an important route out of smoking for thousands of smokers. Brooklyn Nets They do not pose a significant risk to bystanders and are not acting as a gateway to smoking in young people. Fjallraven Kanken Mini We will continue to monitor the evidence and if the situation changes, adidas femme dentelle we will revise our position.

Salford’s 48,000 smokers urged to donate their last empty cigarette packs to unique local artwork

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Walton Oaks, UK, Womens Air Jordan 13 29th May, 2015 – Salford smokers are being encouraged to quit smoking and donate their last empty cigarette pack to a unique art project that will raise funds for charity. nike cortez shop online italia The My Last Pack campaign is being launched by Pfizer in partnership with Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust on World No Tobacco Day on 31 May. The aim of the campaign is to highlight how support from healthcare professionals can help local people to successfully stop smoking.

For every empty cigarette pack received, £1 will be donated to UK charity QUIT by Pfizer. Local residents can take their packs to My Last Pack collection points at Salford Royal from 31 May and throughout June.

The empty cigarette packs will be collected and transformed into a specially commissioned work of art by local artist David Boultbee to convey the significance of quitting smoking. The My Last Pack artwork will be unveiled to the public in Salford this summer.

Salford is a national smoking hotspot, AIR MAX ZERO QS

with almost a third of adults in the area confirmed as smokers in comparison to the national average of one in five adults (21%).2 East Salford in particular has been identified as having the highest level of smoking in the area, Asics 2017 Dames with almost half the adult population confirmed as smokers.2 The latest research suggests that those who seek help from a healthcare professional are up to four times more likely to stop smoking for good than those who try to go it alone.3

June Roberts, Assistant Director of Nursing at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust commented, “More than one in four adults smoke in Salford, many of whom will have tried several times to quit. nike air max 90 pas cher Too often, Nike Free Rn Flyknit Donna smokers are unaware of the help available and continue to try to break free from their nicotine addiction on their own. ROSHE LD-1000 QS

We hope that the people of Salford will get behind this campaign and realise that they can get the stop smoking support they deserve.”

Glyn McIntosh, Chief Executive at QUIT commented, Dayton Flyers Jerseys “We hope this campaign will encourage smokers in Salford to seek the professional support available and quit smoking for good,

QUIT’s Newest Guides

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We here at QUIT are very excited to announce the launching of two new guides aimed at helping people quit smoking. We have created a brand new guide for men entitled Dont Be a Flop QUIT: The Mens guide to smoking. In this guide we provide men with information on the affects that smoking has on both their health and personal lives, as well as provide them with valuable information on how they can go about quiting smoking. We have also updated our guide entitled So You Want To QUIT to provide people with the most up to date options for quiting smoking. Both of these guides can be acessed here.