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Information on Tobacco and its effects


Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland

ASH Scotland is the leading voluntary organisation in Scotland tackling tobacco use.
www.ashscotland.org.uk

World Health Organisation – Tobacco Free Europe

Tobacco-free Europe contributes to the reduction of tobacco use in the WHO European Region, and the harm caused by the use of tobacco products and by exposure to tobacco smoke.
www.euro.who.int/tobaccofree

Health Scotland – Tobacco Unwrapped

Information on tobacco, the tobacco industry and stopping smoking.
www.hebs.scot.nhs.uk/Tobaccoweb

Scotland's Health on the Web – Keep Kids from Smoking

www.show.scot.nhs.uk/public/publicindex.htm

General Health Advice


Health Scotland

Health Scotland provides a national focus for improving health, works to improve health and reduce inequalities in Scotland.
www.healthscotland.com

Healthy Living

Healthy Living is designed to help you attain a healthier diet and a more active lifestyle by providing resources, advice and support on healthy eating and physical activity.
www.healthyliving.gov.uk

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation plays a leading role in the fight against heart disease so that it is no longer a major cause of disability and premature death.
www.bhf.org.uk

British Lung Foundation

The organisation working for those affected by lung disease.
www.lunguk.org

Scotland's Health at Work (SHAW)

Scotland's Health at Work is a National Award Programme which rewards employers who demonstrate commitment to improving the health and ultimately the performance of their workforce.
www.shaw.uk.com

Cancer Research


Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK's vision is to conquer cancer through world-class research.
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Macmillan Cancer Relief is a UK charity that works to improve the quality of life for people living with cancer.
www.macmillan.org.uk

Institute of Cancer Research

The Institute of Cancer Research is one of the world's leading cancer research organisations and is internationally renowned for the quality of its science.
www.icr.ac.uk

International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control.
www.iarc.fr

Advice on Quitting

Smokeline Scotland
Call 0800 848484
12 noon to 12 midnight, seven days a week.

Public Smoking Ban – Scotland

The new public smoking ban legislation in Scotland will soon be enforced. Here at Clearing the Air Scotland you can get the facts about the Scottish public smoking ban. Research findings can also be found here, linking smoking to cancer, heart disease and strokes. Make sure you are aware of the implications of the new Scottish public smoking ban legislation.