Research and analysis

Smoking in prisons: management of tobacco use and nicotine withdrawal

The guidance brings together the research on smoking in prisons and outlines a joined-up care pathway for treatment.

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Smoking in prisons: management of tobacco use and nicotine withdrawal

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Smoking damages the health of offenders and those around them. Stopping smoking will therefore result in many benefits for offenders.

Effective treatments exist to help offenders reduce or stop smoking, including those with co-morbidities, and this guidance has outlined a joined-up care pathway to do this.

Published 12 March 2015