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95% of ex-smokers see positive changes soon after quitting

  • New research reveals smokers can expect positive changes as soon as 2 weeks after quitting, including having more energy (45%), feeling healthier (42%) and improved breathing (42%)

  • Data announced as the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities’ (OHID) national quit smoking campaign, Stoptober, returns to encourage smokers to quit this October and highlights both the immediate benefits and longer-terms gains ex-smokers can expect

  • Smoking remains the single biggest cause of preventable illness and death in England with over 5 million people in the country still smoking

For more information visit the Government Campaign website