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Action on Smoking and Health UK, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, Public Health England. (2016) Briefing: Managing nicotine withdrawal in police custody. London: ASH.

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This briefing is designed for police custody officers. Its purpose is to share good practice around managing nicotine withdrawal of detainees whilst they are in police custody. It covers the following:
• Effects on detainees of short term abstinence from cigarettes.
• How nicotine cravings can affect detainees’ behaviour and ability to participate appropriately in interviews.
• Provision of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) as a safe way to help manage nicotine withdrawal symptoms.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Guideline, Report
Drug Type
Tobacco / Nicotine
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Harm reduction
Source
Date
2016
Pages
8 p.
Publisher
ASH
Corporate Creators
Action on Smoking and Health UK, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, Public Health England
Place of Publication
London
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