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Smokers are down to 10 cigarettes a day

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

The average smoker has cut down to around 10 a day, in the wake of the ban on smoking indoors and the rise in vaping, new research shows.

The study by Cancer Research UK reveals that while the number of smokers has fallen substantially in recent years, the fall in total cigarettes smoked is significantly higher.

While the number of people smoking has fallen by 15 per cent since 2011, the total number of cigarettes smoked has dropped by 24 per cent.

Around 14.7 per cent of Briti...