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QUITTING facts


Fact:
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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Each day, more than 3,300 kids become regular smokers. One-third of them will eventually die from a tobacco-related disease.
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photoYou have to want the quit really bad. Tell yourself that you will never smoke again. You have to become a non-smoker, not just a quiter.
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