Source Pravda.Ru

How to make people stop smoking?

Health Secretary John Reid said to day that it is needed a range of measures to make people give up smoking, it is not enough just to ban.

Dr Reid was speaking ahead of publication of the Government’s public health white paper on Tuesday, which is expected to include &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/360/14476_smoking.html ' target=_blank>anti-smoking measures.

He stressed that imposing a smoking ban in public places was not enough to make people kick the habit.

Speaking on GMTV’s Sunday Programme, he said opinion polls showed people wanted severe restrictions on smoking in work and public places, as the Scotsman reported.

The Association of London Government, which represents 32 councils in the capital, was planning to bring forward a parliamentary Bill for a blanket ban. But without government support the move will fail.

Mr Livingstone had vowed during his re-election campaign to back moves for a blanket ban if that was what Londoners wanted.

Opinion polls showed overwhelming support for a total ban in restaurants, hotels and some other public areas, This is London informs.

Comments
Unexploded Western missiles in Russia's hands: Russian air defenses to get even better
USSR shot down Korean passenger Boeing 40 years ago. Chronicles
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Russia deprives Pacific Fleet of legendary submarines
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Russia's combat laser weapons declassified
Russia in the process to return its army bases to Cuba and Vietnam
Russia in the process to return its army bases to Cuba and Vietnam
War between USA and Russia will break out only if Americans cross Russia’s red lines
War between USA and Russia will break out only if Americans cross Russia’s red lines
War between USA and Russia will break out only if Americans cross Russia’s red lines
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
USA's 'stupid missiles' ensure major victories for Russia on many fronts
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Castro sued over alleged torture
Russia delivers S-300 air defense systems to Syria?
Russia delivers S-300 air defense systems to Syria?
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word
Defending the Social Media with the four-letter word