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QUITTING facts


Fact:
Excess risk of coronary heart disease caused by smoking is cut in half one year after quitting. Within 15 years, the risk is the same as someone who never smoked.

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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At least eight people die every minute worldwide from smoking.
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JazzTizz says:

photoSay "Tomorrow I will have a cigarette, just not now." By the time tomorrow comes, the worst is over. If not, say, "Tomorrow I will have a cigarette..." It works.
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