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Smoking

People smoke for lots of reasons. But do you know what it's doing to your insides… and your wallet?

Smoking gives you bad breath, makes you smell and ruins your skin. It can damage your heart and lungs and cause cancer.

THE LAW

It illegal to sell cigarettes, tobacco or cigarette papers to anyone under 18, but it is not a criminal offence for a person under 18 to smoke.

Smoking is banned in all enclosed public places and workplaces, whatever your age.

THE COST

Smoking is expensive: 10-a-day costs more than 1,000 a year and in the UK smoking claims 80,000 lives per year.

You can use the cost calculator on the NHS website to see how much you're paying out on cigarettes.

QUITTING

NHS provide a free quitting service 

Text the word CALCULATOR to 64746 to get a link to a smoking calculator for your mobile.