HC Deb 20 July 1982 vol 28 cc141-2W
Mr. Stan Thorne

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, in view of the rise in the incidence of smoking and lung cancer among women over recent years, he has any new proposals regarding the effects of cigarette advertising during sports events.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

The effects of cigarette advertising, whether during sports events or elsewhere are uncertain. Further light should, however, be shed on the complex subject of why people continue to smoke by the new smoking survey, which will be completed and published by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys later this year.

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