Smoking

Smoking can cause a range of health problems, including cancer, heart and lung disease. In Greater Manchester, 14 people every day die of a smoking related disease.

The earlier you start smoking, due to the addictive nature of nicotine, the more likely you are to become a heavy smoker and therefore have a greater risk of suffering from one of the many diseases caused by smoking. Around half of today's young smokers will die early from smoking related diseases.

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Stop Smoking

For free help and advice on giving up smoking, go to the special area for young people on the Stop Smoking Manchester website or call Stop Smoking Manchester on 0161 205 5998.