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Smoke Free Sidelines

  • 24/09/20
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WDYFL in conjunction with Oxfordshire Youth League, the BOBI league, girls league, OFa, B&B FA and the local autorities are pleased to be supporting the initative Smoke Free Sidelines.

We aim to introduce a culture of smokefree sidelines across Oxfordshire to encourage harm reduction to those exposed to smoking. Children and young people are at risk the more they are exposed to smoke and the acceptance of smoking in our society. Furthermore, young people are most at risk of becoming smokers themselves if they grow up in communities where smoking is the norm. The aim of smokefree sidelines is to change social norms and work to prevent the uptake of smoking in young people. One approach to address this is to promote outside spaces used by children and young people as voluntary smokefree areas.