Voluntary Sector: RNIB warns smokers

Sight-loss charity RNIB began a campaign this week with the tagline: 'Double your chances of sight loss. Smoke.' The initiative is being run around research that listed smoking as the only cause of age-related macular degeneration that people have any control over. 'Smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to lose their sight in later life,' said RNIB head of external comms Lynne Stockbridge. National, regional and consumer press are being targeted.

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