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Smoking cessation overview

Smoking is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the UK. It can lead to cancer, breathing problems and heart disease. You can get help to stop from your GP, support groups, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and other medicines.

13 top tips to kick the habit.

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Giving up smoking is no laughing matter, as anyone who has tried to quit knows – but the latest annual challenge aimed at encouraging smokers to stop is recruiting some of the country's comedians to help.

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How to stop smoking

If you are thinking of quitting smoke, you are not alone.



In April 2012 to March 2013, 724,247 people set a quit date with NHS Stop Smoking Services in England alone.



Just over half of them were successful at stopping smoking.

Benefits of quitting smoking

Stopping smoking is good for health and your wallet or purse.



Staying smokefree for 12 months can save an ex-smoker around £1,696.

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