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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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Menthol cigarettes are not safer than other brands, and may even be more dangerous. This is because smokers may inhale more deeply or hold the smoke inside longer than smokers of non-menthol cigarettes.
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