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Smokers put off quitting for fear of gaining weight

Smokers put off quitting for fear of gaining weight. PICTURE POSED BY MODEL File photo dated 12/03/13 of a man lighting a cigarette. Half of smokers delay quitting for years because they worry about getting fat, a survey has suggested. Issue date: Friday October 14, 2016. Fears over weight put kicking the habit on hold for seven and a half years on average, according to a Censuswide poll for Slimming World. See PA story HEALTH Smoking. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire URN:28910595 (Press Association via AP Images)

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October 14, 2016 04:00:00 AM
October 14, 2016 06:30:14 AM
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