Towards a smokefree generation: a tobacco control plan for England

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Great Britain. Dept. of Health
Department of Health
Date of publication
1 July 2017
Substance Misuse, Health Services
Social welfare
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This is the tobacco control plan. The objective of which are to:

  • Reduce the number of 15 year olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less.
  • Reduce smoking among adults in England from 15.5% to 12% or less.
  • Reduce the inequality gap in smoking prevalence, between those in routine and manual occupations and the general population.
  • Reduce the prevalence of smoking in pregnancy from 10.5% to 6% or less.
The aim is to achieve these objectives by the end of 2022.

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