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'I won't be giving up'


The number of people managing to stop smoking with NHS help in England has fallen slightly in the past year - despite a huge increase in funding.

In 2008/09, the NHS spent an extra £13m on helping people to quit - a 21% hike in resources.

But the number of people who had successfully quit at the four-week mark fell by 4%, official NHS figures show.

It follows record quit-rates two years ago after the introduction of the smoking ban in public places.

Suzy Dean has been a smoker for 6 years and won't give up. During a cigarette she talks about why she enjoys smoking.


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