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Smoking nearly killed me

Tom talks about the shock that made him stop smoking. I gave up smoking 40 years ago – after it nearly gave me up. I was only 24 at the time, and I’d been smoking for 10 years already. One day I fell asleep without putting my cigarette out properly. That cigarette caused a house fire. And that fire caused irreparable damage …

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Stop smoking services are vital for smokers quitting with e-cigarettes

Rachael from our policy team shares the latest news about e-cigarettes and quitting smoking.  A new study shows you have a better chance of quitting when you get emotional support from a stop smoking service and use an e-cigarette. Smokers who wanted to quit took part in a randomized control trial where they were given face-to-face emotional …

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How I stopped smoking

When he was 26, Tommy stopped smoking. He shares why he chose to give up and what made this time successful. I’d smoked on and off for the last 5 years, but when I started a new job I began smoking more, and every day. It was affecting my wellbeing: I’d become easily irritated when …

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11 tips for giving up smoking

Many people who smoke tobacco are keen to stop due to the associated health risks. However, quitting smoking can be challenging. Scientists have found links between smoking and numerous health conditions, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, and lung disease. On average, smokers die 10 years sooner than non-smokers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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