Proud to be a Quitter – Using the theme

No Smoking Day’s 2015 theme rings true with me and many other quitters.  Most people who finally stop smoking enjoy a great sense of achievement and pride when the craving for nicotine starts to ease, the cash that went up in smoke can be spent on other things and the person starts to feel healthier, fresher and fitter.

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Smoking, the Heart and Blood Vessels

Tobacco smoking causes about 1 in every 5 of all deaths each year in the UK.  It’s the main preventable cause of death and ill health.

Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, including the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, mouth, reproductive organs, bones, bladder, and digestive system.  February is Heart Health Month and March brings us No Smoking Day so this article is going to focus on how smoking damages the heart and blood vessels. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Newsflash: ‘Stop the Rot’ – new hard-hitting campaign from Public Health England

A powerful new campaign from Public Health England (PHE) highlights how smoking ‘rots’ the body from the inside. The campaign uses research showing that toxins in tobacco damage the main systems of the body including bones, muscles, brain, teeth and eyes. It cases a slow and steady decline, similar to rotting. The graphic online and print adverts feature a roll-up cigarette full of decaying body tissue. …to read the rest of this article click here »

Proud to be a Quitter: No Smoking Day Displays and Stalls

Displays

The mainstay of every local No Smoking Day is a display of information whether it is on a workplace notice board, as a window or shop display or as part of a stall staffed with advisors in a hospital, clinic, shopping centre or any public place.  Like any type of promotional activity, it will only work if you can attract the attention of your target audience.  …to read the rest of this article click here »

Building on the NSD theme ‘I’m Proud to be a Quitter’

I’m Proud to be a Quitter is No Smoking Day 2015’s slogan, endorsed by 4 quitter testimonials urging; “If at first you don’t succeed, give up again.”; “I still get out of breath.  But now it’s because I run.”; “I wanted to stop looking like a smoker.  So I stopped smoking.”; and “I wanted my kids to look up to me.  And not through a cloud of smoke.” …to read the rest of this article click here »