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How to Quit

Smoking is a complex addiction with physical, mental, and social components. We believe quitting smoking is a journey, not a single event. But whether it’s your first or 5th attempt to quit smoking, you can be smokefree!

Here you'll find articles and resources to help guide you every step of the way - from understanding smoking addiction to planning your quit attempt, and how to make the most of this attempt. You got this!

9 Facts to Know About Secondhand Smoke

Did you know that there is no known safe level of secondhand smoke exposure? Recognize how secondhand smoke can affect others – and how quitting may help them stay healthy.

The Three-Link Chain of Addiction: Physical, Mental and Social

Many smokers understand that their addiction to cigarettes is often what makes it difficult to quit. What they might not realize is addiction to cigarettes is complicated. It includes physical, social, and mental aspects – the so-called “three-link chain” of addiction. 

Quit Myth #5: Cigarette Butts are Biodegradable

Picture this: you’re driving down the highway and someone tosses a cigarette butt out of their car window; or you’re walking down the street and a passerby stubs out their butt on the ground.