Smoking is the most important factor in the development of respiratory diseases. In England one-third of deaths from respiratory disorders are attributable to cigarette consumption. April 2015.
This Research Report examines asthma and smoking: the causes and the consequences.ASH Research Report: Asthma and smoking
Although children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the UK has fallen, around 4 million people still smoke in the presence of children. Educational campaigns are needed to raise awareness of the harmful effects of secondhand smoke on children.
Download the report here.