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What are the success rates for those attempting to quit smoking cigarettes?

Just one in 10 smokers successfully quits smoking, even though about eight in 10 smokers say they would like to kick the habit.

Still, around 2 million people stop smoking every year. Some go cold turkey, others use nicotine replacement therapy, while others use prescription medication or use hypnosis.

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