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Researchers have found that daughters of women who smoked cigarettes while they were pregnant are four times more likely to begin smoking during adolescence and to continue smoking than daughters of women who did not smoke during pregnancy.

Source:  Kandel, D., Wu, P., and Davies, M. (1994) Maternal smoking during pregnancy and smoking by adolescent daughters. American Journal of Public Health 84(9):1407-1413. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 5, 1995.)


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Quitting reduces your risk of lung cancer by 30-50% after 10 years of abstinence. The longer you stay quit, the lower the risk.
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