The inspiration to quit hasn't quite struck yet? Perhaps today will help. It's the American Cancer Society's 33rd annual Great American Smokeout, launched in 1976 to give smokers a designated day to abstain from cigarettes in the hopes that they'll find impetus to stop puffing for good.
If that's not enough to sway you to quit, perhaps these 12 nonobvious reasons to really quit smoking will be. It's not just lung cancer and respiratory ills to worry about.
If you're having trouble quitting, you're in good company. Smoker in Chief (and President-elect) Barack Obama has reportedly said he is trying to quit smoking but also admitted to having some cigarettes while on the campaign trail.
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