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The Basics

How can I Stop Smoking?

  • Change your routine
  • Learn new ways to deal with stress
  • Eat healthy snacks instead of smoking
  • Get medicine from your doctor or pharmacy

Knowing how addicted you are to nicotine can help you quit. Nicotine is a drug that causes cravings for cigarettes. Nicotine is just as addictive as heroin or cocaine.

Take this nicotine addiction test to find out how hooked you are.

Start Today: Small Steps
  • Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free support and coaching.
  • Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss medications that may help.
  • Send an e-card to encourage a friend or family member to quit smoking with you.

Learn how smoking relates to heart disease. If you are a smoker, it’s a good idea to get your blood pressure checked.

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