A twenty a day smoker spends on average £50 a week on their habit, enough to feed a family of four for a week.
This week the Scottish Government is sending experts in breaking nicotine addiction to pharmacies in Borders towns to give free advice.
Stand location details are:
Mon 21st Jan - Morrisons, Mart Street, Hawick
Tues 22nd Jan - Asda Currie Road, Galashiels
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