Smoking Kills

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Smoking Kills

Come on man, put that cigarette out!Good job soldier, stand up straight and stout!

Smoking Kills

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480,000 deaths due to cigarette smoking.41,000 of those due to secondhand smoke.Smoking rekated illness in the USA costs more than $300 billion a year.In 2013, 17.8% (42.1 million) U.S. adults were smokers.Smoking accounts for 87% of lung cancer deaths in men and 70% in women. (


American Cancer SocietyToll-free hotline: 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345) •American Lung Association Toll-free hotline: 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872)•MedLine Plus – Stop smoking support programs (from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health) •National Cancer Institute Toll-free hotline: 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848) •National Institutes of Health – Clinical Trials on Smoking Cessation•National Network of Tobacco Cessation QuitlinesToll free hotline: 1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) TTY: 1-800-332-8615

Resources to help quit.

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While the process of quitting can be hard and long it is so worth it. Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in the U.S. In the 20th century, there were 100 million deaths due to tobacco use worldwide. After smoking for several years, it takes up to 10 years for your lungs to recover. Don't make that process longer, quit today!

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