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QUITTING facts


Fact:
More than 5 million children under age 18 alive today will die from smoking-related diseases unless current rates are reversed.

Source:  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, November 21, 1996, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 1995, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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Quitting reduces your risk of dying early by 50% within 5 years of quitting. After 15 years the risk is the same as if you had never smoked.
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photoI know what it's like to be a nonsmoker, and believe me it's better than being a smoker! Don't give up on trying to quit!
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