Stop Smoking

Quit it now

Who Smokes?

  • Each day, more than 3,200 people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette.
  • Approximately 2,100 youth and adults become daily smokers.
  • 1 in 5 adults and teenagers smoke.
  • Approximately 18% of high school students smoke.
Smoking does cause cancer, yes, but did you know that smoking is also linked to heart disease, stroke, and other chronic lung diseases? Smoking can also increase your risk for bladder, throat, mouth, kidney, cervix and pancreas cancer.

Why should you quit?

  • Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in the US.
  • Smoking causes for than one in five deaths in America
  • On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years sooner than nonsmokers.
  • About 60% of american children 4-11 are exposed to secondhand smoke at home.
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