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Everyone is different, but no matter who you are you can find a way to quit smoking. Browse through our real life quit smoking stories to find out how ex-smokers have kicked the habit.

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27 Mar, 2015
Helena My friend the cigarette

My friend the cigarette

I'm soon to be 50 years old and a single mother of a 10 year old. At 14 I wanted to be part of...

19 Mar, 2015
Elaine

Took for ever but think I'll do it this time.

I started smoking at 14 I'm now 57, and have been smoke free for 6 weeks now - and I am doing...

16 Mar, 2015
Rebecca

Smoking really can kill

I had smoked since I was 12 years old. I was never a heavy smoker. I easily gave up when I fell...

13 Mar, 2015
Matt

My journey

Although I am young, I started smoking at the age of 17 due to bullying in school - with the...

13 Mar, 2015
Andy

It just clicked

One night after work drinks I arrived home and to my dismay discovered I had an empty packet of...

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