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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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The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among U.S. high school students increased from 27.5% in 1991 to 36.4% in 1997.
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minijunkie says:

photoThere is no such thing is one puff. Remember: a puff away from a pack a day and NOPE - not one puff ever!
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