What does 'Implication' mean? ...... [Help please!]?

I've got to do some work for Health & Social care and at the moment i'm writing about the initiative i am campaigning with my group at school. The initiative we have chose is 'Smoke Free'. One of the questions i have answer is "What are the implications of this initiative?" Can someone... show more I've got to do some work for Health & Social care and at the moment i'm writing about the initiative i am campaigning with my group at school. The initiative we have chose is 'Smoke Free'.
One of the questions i have answer is "What are the implications of this initiative?"
Can someone please just quickly tell me what the word 'Implication' means and perhaps give me an example?
Thank you in advance!
Update: Thanks for your answers, they were great help! =]
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