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NIHR Alert: Smoking bans in prisons improve health and reduce medications

NIHR Dissemination Centre
Year of publication

Commentaries provided on study (n=44,660 detained in 14 of 15 closed prisons in Scotland) which found banning smoking reduced medications for smoking-related diseases (9% decrease in dispensing), improved people's general health, and was accepted more readily than anticipated.

Date added
Created by
Linda Hopwell
Published by
Current Awareness Service for Health