Should smokers be advised to cut down as well as quit?

@article{Aveyard2014ShouldSB,
  title={Should smokers be advised to cut down as well as quit?},
  author={Paul Aveyard and Nicola Lindson-Hawley and Gerard B. Hastings and Marisa de Andrade},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2014},
  volume={348},
  pages={
          g2787
        }
}
Paul Aveyard and Nicola Lindson-Hawley say that reducing smoking is a worthwhile step towards cessation, but Gerard Hastings and Marisa de Andrade argue that the lifelong nicotine replacement therapy being recommended in support may benefit industry more than public health Currently, more than half of all smokers in England are trying to reduce the number of cigarettes that they smoke.1 It seems perverse to discourage this positive behavioural change, but is it useful to encourage more smokers… CONTINUE READING
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