Banning smoking would not stop people from buying cigarettes

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7066.1210e (Published 09 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1210
  1. Denis Cashman
  1. Retired general practitioner 4 Derwent Road, Cullercoats NE30 3AH

    EDITOR,—Liam Farrell writes that “if the government banned smoking tomorrow, lung cancer would largely disappear.”1 Rubbish. …

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