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A recent study found that among persons who smoke one-half pack of cigarettes each day, nicotine dependence rates are higher among females than males and higher among whites than among blacks and Hispanics.

Source:  Kandel, D., and Chen, K. (2000) Extent of smoking and nicotine dependence in the United States: 1991-1993. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2(3):263-274. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2000.)


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Women who stop smoking before becoming pregnant or during the first trimester of pregnancy reduce their risk of miscarriage or of having a low-birth weight baby to that of women who have never smoked.
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photoPledge everyday, exercise, drink plenty of H2O, ask for help and always stay positive. Make sure you change your old habits. Celebrate Milestones! Try cinnamon gum and suckers.
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