Stopping smoking is essential if you want to live a healthier life and prevent major diseases. Smoking is the primary cause of preventable illness and death with 100,000 people dying every year in the UK. But we all know it can be difficult to quit – nicotine is a drug. Every year thousands of people successfully quit smoking. If you want to stop smoking, help is available from the NHS Stop Smoking Service which exists to support people in Torbay to stop smoking.