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No Smoking Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 271: tabled on 09 March 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Wednesday 11 of March is No Smoking Day 2020 and thanks the British Heart Foundation for continuing to highlight this as a focal point for people to begin their journey to stop smoking; further notes that according to the World Health Organisation, tobacco kills half of its users; celebrates with those who have made the decision in previous years to quit resulting in 1.5 billion fewer cigarettes being smoked in the last 9 years alone; and encourages those who wish to stop smoking to use this as their focal point and the day to get the hope and support from their GP, family and friends to make this life changing decision.