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One person quits smoking every 80 seconds

Last year, nearly 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully, which is the equivalent to 1,069 smokers each day. Despite new smokers starting and ex-smokers relapsing, there are now 1 million fewer smokers in England since 2014.

Of the 6.1 million smokers in England, 6 in 10 want to quit but most try to quit using willpower alone despite this being the least effective method. The most successful quit attempts use a combination of effective stop-smoking support methods. More...