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QUITTING facts


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Quitting reduces your risk of lung cancer by 30-50% after 10 years of abstinence. The longer you stay quit, the lower the risk.

Source:  Orleans C., and Slade J. (Eds.) (1993) Health Implications of Tobacco Addiction. Nicotine Addiction: Principles and Management. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.


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The number of businesses that sold cigarettes to minors increased from 13.1 percent in 1998 to 16.9 percent in 2000 in the state of California.
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photoRecognise negative self-talk, respect yourself enough to believe you can achieve, understand that there will come a day where you won't even think about quitting, let alone smoking.
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