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Real Stories
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."


Having a plan makes it easier to quit. Take time to set goals for yourself. Think ahead about how you’ll handle the challenges of quitting and celebrate the successes. Use this guide to help make a plan that’s right for you.

Start by picking a date to stop smoking: your quit date. This is the day you will quit smoking completely. A date two to four weeks away from today will work well.

If you’ve tried to quit before, use your past experience to think about what helped you quit the first time and what you’ll do differently this time.

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