Stoptober is all about quitting smoking and protecting your family and friends from the harmful second hand smoke that you exhale.It has now become illegal to smoke in a private vehicle with someone who is under 18 years of age.
Children are especially vunerable to second hand smoke due to them breathing more rapidly and having less developed airways and lungs.
over 80% of cigarette smoke invisible and is not removed from the air when opening a window or door. This is providing more harmful to the children who breathe in the air around smokers and playing a role in ruining their lungs and immune system.
Over an estimated 8 million people in the world smoke and are being encouraged to stop smoking for 28 days for stoptober and help protect the family around them. To take part, please go to https://stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk/ and sign up for your free stop smoking pack.