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I’ve just quit nicotine - how long until the cravings go away?

June 28, 2024

Why do some of us still get cravings weeks, months or even years after quitting nicotine?

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These tips and tricks will help you quit

November 7, 2017

Quitting smoking is one of those things that’s often more easily said than done. Here's some handy tips to help.

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Smoking and your family

May 4, 2021

Secondhand and thirdhand smoke increase the risk of ill health in babies and children who are exposed to them, as well as to unborn babies when the mother is exposed to secondhand smoke.

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Do I need willpower to quit?

October 8, 2017

What if we told you it’s not about willpower?

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How to beat withdrawals

October 8, 2017

Irritability. Mood swings. Frustration. It's not forever, find out how to make it through the tough times.

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Quit Methods

There are so many different ways to quit, find the one that will work for you.

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Quit Apps

Free apps such as My QuitBuddy can be a fun and practical way to quit and stay smoke-free.

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Real Quitting Experiences

There are more ex-smokers today than there are smokers. Find out how they did it by reading their stories.

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Latest News

We publish blogs on many different tobacco-related topics, you're sure to learn something new.

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Free Quit Support

Talk to the Quitline

The Quitline is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

My QuitBuddy App

The My QuitBuddy App tracks your quitting progress, such as days smoke-free, cigarettes avoided, health gained and dollars saved.

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Proven Tips To Quit

Some people think quitting is about willpower, but to quit successfully means being prepared, and understanding your smoking triggers.

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