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Sad news for smokers!
The first outdoor smoking ban could come into force by the end of this year
It is hoped that cigarettes will eventually be banned in 'all outdoor areas where children are present'
Studies have found that people are 50% more likely to quit smoking if they receive a financial reward
Tobacco companies could also see their profits taxed as part of the new plans
The plans come as part of the government's pledge to make England a 'smoke free nation' by 2030
The Health Secretary believes the new plan could help millions of people quit smoking for good
The new proposal comes as the government clamps down on smoking across the UK
The plan is for the whole country to be completely smoke free by 2030