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QUITTING facts


Fact:
Women over 35 who smoke and use "the pill" (oral contraceptives) are in a high-risk group for heart attack, stroke, and blood clots of the legs.

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


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Cigarettes have an average total nicotine content of about 8.4 milligrams, while many popular brands of cigars will contain between 100 and 200 milligrams, or as many as 444 milligrams of nicotine, thereby making them addictive.
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