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Doctors campaign for ban on smoking in enclosed public places

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7508.67 (Published 07 July 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:67
  1. Kay McIntosh
  1. London

    A campaign for a total ban on smoking in all enclosed public places in England has been launched by a coalition of medical organisations and health charities. Smokefree Action, set up this week by the BMA, the Royal College of Physicians, and five charities, warns that the government's proposed partial ban has not gone far enough.

    John Britton, chairman of the royal college's tobacco advisory group, said: “The coalition is making clear the extent of support throughout the whole health professional community for radical leadership on tobacco policy.” He said it was …

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