Online Guide to Quitting

Preparing to Quit

Remove Cigarettes and Other Tobacco From Your Home, Car, and Work

Getting rid of things that remind you of smoking will also help you get ready to quit. Try these ideas:

Don't use other forms of tobacco instead of cigarettes

Light or low-tar cigarettes are just as harmful as regular cigarettes. Smokeless tobacco, cigars, pipes, and herbal cigarettes also harm your health. For example, bidi cigarettes are just as bad as regular cigarettes. Clove cigarettes are even worse. They have more tar, nicotine, and deadly gases. All tobacco products have harmful chemicals and poisons. National Cancer Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services