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Smoking and How To Quit

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Here you will find information and resources about smoking and how to quit. Being smoke-free will help you to live longer and feel your best.


Why should I quit now?

  • Your health
  • Your quality of life
  • Other people's health

How to quit

  • Make the decision to quit and feel great!
  • How to quit
  • Where to get help

Secondhand smoke

  • What is secondhand smoke?
  • Dangers of secondhand smoke
  • How secondhand smoke affects babies and children
  • More...

Other forms of tobacco, nicotine, and marijuana

For teens

  • The powerful effects of tobacco advertising
  • Quit smoking resources for young people

For parents

  • Why do young people start smoking?
  • Teens and quitting smoking
  • What parents can do

Support resources

  • Smoking cessation programs
  • Toll-free quit-lines
  • Online support groups


Federal reports

Share your story

Louise from Arizona says...

I need to quit smoking again. I started [smoking after successfully quitting 13 years ago] when my husband died in December 2009. I promised myself I would quit on his one-year anniversary. I have ha... (more)

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Content last updated: May 19, 2010.

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