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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016 16 comments

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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The Budget 2016: a surprise sugar tax and (some) good news on tobacco

Category: Science blog March 16, 2016 2 comments

Read our reaction to the 2016 Budget, including a surprise sugar tax and some positive steps to tackle tobacco.

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No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

Category: Science blog March 9, 2016 Comments are closed

Our new report makes some worrying predictions about how smoking will continue to affect the nation’s health – but there could be a solution.

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‘I’m so upset that Stop Smoking Services are being closed down’ – Nicky’s story

Category: Science blog March 1, 2016 2 comments

Nicky, one of our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, shares her own personal story about why she is supporting our Big Tobacco Cough Up campaign.

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Don’t give up on your New Year’s Resolution just yet!

Category: Science blog February 1, 2016 Comments are closed

Our top 10 inspirational and informative posts to help you stick to your no smoking resolution.

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The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

Category: Science blog January 26, 2016 3 comments

Our new campaign is asking the Government to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it causes and help protect vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean they’re ‘not safer than tobacco’

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016 28 comments

We look behind the headlines at some recent research on e-cigarettes, asking are they safe? Can they help you quit? And do they attract kids to smoking?

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How public health cuts could leave Stop Smoking Services under threat

Category: Science blog January 14, 2016 3 comments

We look at how cuts to local public health budgets are leaving vital Stop Smoking Services under threat.

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Could making cigarettes less addictive help people stop smoking?

Category: Science blog September 30, 2015 3 comments

Can reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes help people quit? Or is it a distraction from tried and trusted strategies? We asked an expert.

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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2015 2 comments

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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