Stoptober 2016 - Time to quit smoking What is Stoptober 2016? Stoptober 2016, runs every October. Public Health England encourage participants to stop smoking for 28 days, with the goal to giving up entirely. As much as 2.5 million smokers made an attempt to quit in 2015 and 20% (500,000) were successful. The highest recorded success rate and an increase...