Lockdown has changed attitudes towards smoking, experts say.
By Ewan Somerville, INews
The proportion of people who have successfully quit smoking this year is at its highest in more than a decade, new figures show.
Data from the UCL Smoking Toolkit Study shows there has been an increase of almost two thirds in the quitting success rate in England – rising from 14 per cent to 23 per cent – the highest since at least 2007.
There has also been a surge in smokers in England trying to quit, hiking by 22 per cent from 2019, with experts saying attitudes have been changed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more >>