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Smoking and How To Quit

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  • The cost of smoking cigarettes
    What could you be doing with the money you spend on tobacco? This tool will give you some ideas. You may be surprised at what you've given up in order to purchase cigarettes.
  • What happens to your body when you quit smoking?
    If you quit smoking right now, this tool shows how your body begins to heal immediately.
  • What's in a cigarette?
    Find out what you inhale when you smoke, or when you are exposed to secondhand smoke.
  • Share your story
    Have a helpful hint or motivating thought to share? Tell us your story. Encourage others. Share strategies for quitting smoking. This area is for you.

Content last updated: May 19, 2010.

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