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Smoking cessation overview

Around half of people who smoke long-term die early from diseases such as heart disease, COPD, and lung cancer. You can get help to stop smoking from your GP, pharmacist, and from support groups. Counselling, nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and medication can help increase the chance of becoming an ex-smoker.

13 top tips to kick the habit.

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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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