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QUITTING facts


Fact:
In general, a regular smoker will have nicotine or its metabolite (cotinine) present in the body for about 3 to 4 days.

Source:  American Cancer Society. (1999) Quitting Smoking. Atlanta, GA.


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Q: My family's hounding me about quitting, but I'm not sure I want to? answer
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, kills about 81,000 people each year; cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 65,000 of these deaths.
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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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