Clear the air

Clear the air

For help call the Smokeline on 0800 848484

Clear the air

Between us we had smoked for over 100 years before we gave up

AS part of our Clear the Air Campaign, we’ve been highlighting why you should stop smoking and offering you the advice you need to give up for good.

I’m stubbing it out ... with the help of my Evening Times

OVER the past few weeks, our Clear the Air campaign, run in conjunction with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Lanarkshire, has shown why smokers need to quit – and how they can do it successfully.

As soon as I saw him, I was so glad I’d quit smoking

KELLY DALLAS has just got her reward for giving up smoking after almost 15 years: little baby Aaran.

Lung cancer shocker

YOU’RE almost twice as likely to get lung cancer in Glasgow than other parts of Scotland.

We stopped - and you can do it too!

MATTY SUTTON meets two former smokers and hears how their lives have been turned around since they managed to stub out the habit that was slowly destroying their lives...

As soon as they said those three words – ‘Dad has cancer’ – nothing would ever be the same again

IN Day Five of the Evening Times’ Clear the Air campaign, our reporter SARAH SWAIN tells her own personal story of how her father was diagnosed with lung cancer, 15 years after giving up cigarettes.

I beat cancer ... and I won’t waste my second chance

LUNG cancer is the biggest cancer killer of women, and death rates have risen 11% over the past decade. A total of 90% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking.

It was terrible to watch my husband die ... now I know I must quit smoking

OVER the past three years, more than 38,000 people across the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Lanarkshire Health Board areas have stopped smoking with the help of free specialist services. That’s more than the entire population of Motherwell.

It's time to give it up

SMOKING is Scotland’s biggest preventable killer, prematurely ending the lives of more than 13,000 people a year and causing one quarter of all deaths.

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OUR Clear the Air campaign, run in conjunction with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Lanarkshire aims to highlight the risks of Scotland’s biggest killer and help you quit smoking for good.

36 Scots smokers every day die from horrific illnesses like lung cancer, mouth cancer, strokes and heart disease. Then there’s the harm caused to other by second hand smoke, not the mention the spiralling cost.

For help to stop smoking call Smokeline on 0800 848484 or visit one of the following links:

We’re also looking for your stories. Get in touch with reporter Sarah Swain on 0141 302 6532 or email

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Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
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