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Permanent freedom from nicotine addiction is an achievable goal that involves education, persistence and support.  Thousands of people quit successfully every year, and you can too. Believe in yourself and the sky is the limit.

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Addicted to Nicotine Gum

Tuesday April 15, 2014

"I quit smoking 8 months ago, and I used nicotine gum to help me do it. I still chew the gum - I think I may be addicted to it! I only chew a couple of pieces of gum a day though...isn't that a lot better than smoking a pack of cigarettes every day?"

If used responsibly, nicotine replacement therapy has the potential to help you wean yourself off of tobacco products in a way that minimizes nicotine withdrawal.

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Quit Smoking Certificates at About.com Smoking Cessation

Monday April 14, 2014

Once you've quit smoking, it's a boost to celebrate your progress as you reach significant milestones. Use the milestone certificate galleries here at About.com Smoking Cessation to commemorate your quit date, one or two year anniversary of the day you quit smoking.

Follow the instructions on the certificate page of your choice, and we'll mail you a customized .jpg image with your name and quit date - all free.

What are the Hazards of Cigar Smoking?

Monday April 14, 2014

It's a common misconception that cigar smoking is less dangerous than cigarette smoking. The truth is, the toxins in cigar smoke are every bit as abundant and damaging as those in cigarette smoke.

All forms of tobacco have risks associated with them, and cigars are no different. Don't be fooled. There is no such thing as a risk-free tobacco product!

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Tears from Heaven at One Year Smoke-Free

Wednesday April 9, 2014

At a year smoke-free, About.com Smoking Cessation Support Forum member Jenn (blakwolf013) shares a heartfelt message about how recovery from nicotine addiction has affected her life.

Congratulations, Jenn! Thanks for sharing your story.

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