Your smoking stories
Stories written by people like you, talking about their experiences of smoking.
Read the stories of people who have been impacted by smoking, including how they gave it up. This page also features our anti-smoking policy stories.
Your stories about smoking
Why is it so hard to stop smoking?
Dr Nick Hopkinson explains what makes stopping smoking so difficult and why NHS support is the best way to quit.
People aren't getting the help they need to quit smoking
In the last year, 235,000 fewer stop smoking products have been given out each year.
Stop smoking services are vital for smokers quitting with e-cigarettes
The findings follow the largest trial to date.
Why are people getting less help to quit?
Our new report Less help to quit has found that fewer people every year are being given treatments which helps them to quit from their GP or pharmacist.
There's more evidence than ever that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking
PHE has found more evidence than ever that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, and a way to give up.
Stop smoking services need to be funded if the government's tobacco plan is going to work
The government has published their new tobacco control plan.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.