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Fact:
Cigar smokers experience higher rates of lung cancer, coronary heart disease, and chronic obstructive lung disease than nonsmokers, but not as high as the rates for cigarette smokers.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (2000) Questions and Answers About Cigar Smoking and Cancer, 2000. Bethesda, MD.


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Two weeks to 3 months after quitting, your circulation improves and lung function increases up to 30%.
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