quit smoking
Real Stories
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"


Tito's story
"My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
Hometown: Revere
Year quit: 2008
Tito didn’t realize he was addicted until he tried to quit for the third time. After a friend was diagnosed with cancer, and he found out he was going to be a father again, he decided the risks to his health weren’t fair to his kids or his family. He used the patch to help him quit. Tito shared his story about why he quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.
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