Taking action on smoking and health
Welcoming research published today by the University of Edinburgh and the Erasmus University Medical Centre in the Netherlands, Sheila Duffy Chief Executive of ASH Scotland said:
"This research adds to the clear evidence that reducing smoking improves children's health. It confirms the need for Scotland to work towards a generation free from tobacco and the harm it causes."
Notes for Editors
The full research paper, published in the Lancet medical journal, can be found at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(17)30144-5/fulltext
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