Smoking: 'Dying for a cigarette but just can't stop'
16 August 2012 Last updated at 08:08 BST
The number of smokers in England will be revealed later this morning along with how much the habit is costing us.
It is thought that while the number of children who smoke is on the decline there is still a significant number of adults who are unable, or will not give up.
The BBC spoke to Marc Rayner who has failed to quit smoking in the past.