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Real Stories
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."

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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