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Nicotine and Addiction

A comprehensive look at why and how nicotine is so addictive. This fact sheet examines the mental and physical aspects of nicotine addiction. August 2018.

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Joint briefing: Managing nicotine withdrawal in police custody

This joint briefing by ASH, NCSCT and PHE is designed for police custody officers. Its purpose is to share good practice around managing nicotine withdrawal of detainees whilst they are in police custody.

Joint briefing: Managing nicotine withdrawal in police custody

Stopping smoking: the benefits and aids to quitting

The health benefits of stopping smoking start within hours of putting out the last cigarette.  Using a combination of medication and behavioural support can substantially increase the chances of successfully quitting.
September 2014.

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