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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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Many athletes, especially baseball players, use smokeless tobacco. A study conducted from 1988to 1990 found that 37.5 percent were smokeless tobacco users. Most preferred moist snuff.
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