Older smokers are left out of antismoking policiesBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7115.1035e (Published 25 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1035
- Caroline White
Older smokers are consistently ignored by antismoking initiatives, yet no one is ever too old to give up smoking, according to several papers in Tobacco Control.
Older people represent the fastest growing segment of the population in industrialised countries. So although the prevalence of smokers in this group is low, sheer numbers will ensure that this sector of the community will be a major contributor to healthcare …
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