Thinking About Quitting

Quitting is the best thing you’ll ever do, and you’re in the right place to do it.

Click on the boxes below to find out why now is the right time to quit.

  • For your health?

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  • For Your Family?

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  • To Save Money?

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Find out how quickly you'll notice the benefits of stopping

  • After 20 minutes

    Blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal.

  • After 8 hours

    Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in blood reduce by half and oxygen levels return to normal.

  • After 24 hours

    Carbon monoxide will be eliminated from the body. Lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.

  • After 48 hours

    There is no nicotine in the body. Ability to taste and smell is greatly improved.

  • After 72 hours

    Breathing becomes easier. Bronchial tubes begin to relax and energy levels increase.

  • After 2-12 weeks

    Your circulation improves.

  • After 3-9 months

    Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve as lung function increases by up to 10%.

  • After 5 years

    Risk of heart attacks falls to about half compared with a person who is still smoking.

  • After 10 years

    Risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker. Risk of heart attack falls to the same as someone who has never smoked.

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