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Why Quit Smoking?

Choosing to quit smoking and using any tobacco product will improve your health status and enhances quality of life. reduces the risk of premature death and can add as much as 10 years to life expectancy. reduces the risk for many adverse health effects, including poor reproductive health outcomes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and cancer.

All tobacco products contain nicotine, including cigarettes, non-combusted cigarettes (commonly referred to as “heat-not-burn tobacco products” or “heated tobacco products”), cigars, smokeless tobacco (such as dip, snuff, snus, and chewing tobacco), hookah tobacco, and most e-cigarettes (vaping devices).  Nicotine is why tobacco products are addictive.


Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Drug Facts

Although nicotine is addictive, most of the severe health effects of tobacco use comes from other chemicals. Tobacco smoking can lead to lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It increases the risk of heart disease, which can lead to stroke or heart attack. Read more


Smoke Free Environments

All Americans deserve to live, work, study and play in smokefree environments. Click here to see how the American Lung Association is taking steps to make sure everyone in all 50 states can enjoy clean, smokefree air. 


Kick It California Resources

It is time to Break Free from menthol. Chat with a Quit Coach today! 

Call 1-800-600-8191

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