Stress Smoking Rises 25% Among Young Adults in U.K. During Lockdown, Study Says

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Stress smoking? The number of young adult smokers increased by 25% during the U.K.’s first lockdown, a new study published in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research U.K. shows.

Consumer reporter Corinne Gretler explains why the pandemic interrupted cigarette smoking’s long-term decline in many countries.

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