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Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"

Money

Smoking costs a lot. In the long term, health problems from smoking can cost you money in missed work, doctors’ visits, and long-term care.

In the short term, those packs of cigarettes add up!

A pack-a-day smoker who pays $9 for a pack of cigarettes spends $279 a month, enough for a car payment. That’s about $3,350 a year!

How much does it cost you to smoke?

Fortunately, quitting smoking doesn't have to be expensive. Your health insurance may pay for medicines and counseling, and you can always call the FREE Massachusetts Smokers' Helpline for advice and counseling at 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669).

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