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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.

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


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Scientific evidence has shown that cancers of the oral cavity (lip, tongue, mouth, and throat), larynx, lung, and esophagus are associated with cigar smoking. Furthermore, evidence strongly suggests a link between cigar smoking and cancer of the pancreas.
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photoJust drink lots of water, pray, have faith, post and talk- the Q really helps. And think: "I dont want to die. I'll do this Quit."
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