Science - In the spotlight

2nd March 2012 at 00:00

A fine day to quit

No Smoking Day on 14 March, promoted by the British Heart Foundation, has an Olympic physical health theme this year: what damage does smoking cause and what difference would quitting make?

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What else?

JenStanley has shared a hard-hitting presentation about smoking, which reveals the ingredients that go into a cigarette. Do pupils who smoke realise that they are inhaling poisons used on death row?

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