Young people in the UK: tell us about your (non-cigarette) smoking habits | Smoking

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A recent study has found a fivefold increase in the number of people who only smoke non-cigarette tobacco over the past 10 years. The number has risen from 151,200 in 2013 to 772,800 in 2023, according to research published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research.

The study found the greatest increase in the use of non-cigarette tobacco was among young adults, with 3% of 18-year-olds using these products, compared with 1.1% of 65-year-olds.

We’re interested to hear from young people over 18 as to why you decided to smoke non-cigarette tobacco.

Tell us what attracted you to smoking cigars, shisha, cigarillos and pipes. Have you changed your smoking habits and, if so, why? For example, was the change motivated by taste or cost?

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