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The smoking ban has been voted the UK’s greatest public health achievement of the 21st century.
Britain's smoking ban is hailed the country's greatest public health achievement of the 21st century
Viehbacher, Christopher; Martin Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, FASCO. "Colorado has taken a bold step." The Gazette, March 23, 2014.
Personal lifestyle is usually risky territory for leaders even when there is compelling medical evidence supporting public action and policy. Eliminating tobacco use and promoting physical activity and healthy nutrition are important ways to prevent disease and improve health - it is evidence based.