NCSCT briefing – the importance of the ‘not a puff rule’

  • 12 Jun 2013
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  • Advocacy (TOPIC)

The ‘not-a-puff’ rule involves assisting smokers to stop smoking abruptly, commit to not smoking any further cigarettes after the quit date and also to promise to not taking even a single puff on a cigarette from that day forwards – this briefing provides the rationale and the theoretical and empirical evidence behind this clinical intervention.