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With help you’re much more likely to quit for good than if you use willpower alone. Find out how you can get free access to the latest quitting aids, one-to-one advice and support in your local area.

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E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes, or vapes, are now the most popular stop smoking aids. Many smokers have quit by switching from cigarettes to vaping.

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Nicotine replacement

Nicotine replacement therapy (or NRT) can help you combat cravings when you first stop smoking. Products can be bought over the counter or from your pharmacist. In some cases, it’s available free or on prescription from your local stop smoking service or GP.

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Stop smoking medication

Stop smoking medication can help people who are highly addicted to tobacco to overcome their addiction. You often need to start taking them a couple of weeks before your quit date.

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