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Tobacco Dependence/Smoking Cessation

About one in six adult women (15.4 percent) in New Jersey smokes cigarettes regularly, according to the 2005 New Jersey Adult Tobacco Survey conducted by the Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program. More…

  • Smoking increases the risk of cancer and heart disease.
  • Smoking increases the risk of reproductive and fertility problems and of heart attacks if women are using certain types of birth control.
  • Pregnant women who smoke put their babies at risk for health problems throughout their lives.

The Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program provides three free or low-cost smoking cessation services: NJ Quitline, NJ QuitNet and NJ Quitcenters; a listing of cessation programs statewide; community support resources and providers; research studies and public education programs. More...


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