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Why Quit?

You've said that you are undecided or not planning to quit smoking. Did you know that 20 minutes after you stop smoking or use tobacco your body will begin to heal?

After 20 minutes:
Blood pressure drops to normal
Pulse rate drops to normal
After 48 hours:
Nerve endings start to regrow
Smell and taste improve
After 1 to 9 months:
Less coughing, stuffiness, and shortness of breath
More energy
Lungs begin to heal
Fewer colds, flu and bronchitis
After 1 year
Risk of dying from heart disease is half that of a smoker

When you quit smoking/tobacco use you will have:

  • A longer life
  • More money to spend
  • Fewer wrinkles at a young age
  • Fresher breath
  • Cleaner smelling hair and clothing
  • More control over your life

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