Manchester teens are doing their bit to stub out smoking amongst their peers after Action on Smoking on Health (ASH) figures revealed 18,000 young people take up cigarettes each year in the region.
Packaging sells, smoking kills: Wigan children join Andy Burnham to call for ban on ‘glitzy’ cigarette packets
School children in Wigan are urging the Government to implement a law that will protect them from glitzy and enticing cigarette packs.
Manchester male death shame: One in five baby boys born in city will NOT live to pick up their pensions
One in five baby boys born in the Manchester City district will not reach retirement age, claims figures from the Office of National Statistics.
Fight (to)bacc: Salford teenager rallies against ‘glitzy’ smoking packaging ads to help save young lives
A Salford teenager has called on the Government to bring in standardised tobacco packaging in a bid to save young lives from going up in smoke.
Poor are TWICE as likely to smoke – and fifth of England’s most deprived areas are in Greater Manchester
You are TWICE as likely to smoke if you live in a deprived area – and a fifth of the country’s poorest areas are in Greater Manchester, a study has revealed