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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39259.500255.94 (Published 28 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1374
  1. Harry Brown, general practitioner
  1. Leeds
  1. DrHarry{at}DrHarry.net

    With the ban on smoking in public places in England coming into force on 1 July, many smokers will need support to quit. Online support is available at the well designed site www.packitin.org. Registration at the site costs £10 for three months, a relatively modest fee in comparison with the price of cigarettes. The site has several support tools and tries to generate a sense of community—for example, through chat rooms. The features include an “Ask the doctor” section and a calculator that shows how much you have saved by …

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