Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"My family means more to me than a pack of cigarettes. That’s why I quit."
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.