Smoking is extremely addictive, and it's very difficult to stop. I know. I use to smoke. After several attempts, I'm grateful that I was ultimately able to kick this nasty habit. A lot of times smokers hang out, or live with other smokers. This makes quitting pretty hard, because you are constantly being tempted to renig. Don't give up though, because it can be done. Your desire to stop, may even inspire others to do the same. Either way, stick with it. Life is short enough. If you need help, there's plenty of it out there. For tools and tips on how to quit smoking, click here.

On November 16, 2017(the third Thursday of November every year), smokers across the nation will make a united pledge to quit. Make a decision to stop smoking for good, by participating in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Quit for yourself, loved ones, and because your life literally depends on it. Call 1-800-227-2345 for more information about quitting, and staying healthy. Get support or treatment, to begin a smoke-free lifestyle today. Louisiana residents can get help now by calling, 855-529-6346.

There's a ton of benefits to kicking the habit. Your body starts to recover immediately, your sense of taste and smell returns to normal, your teeth stop yellowing, your breath, hair and clothes smell better, etc. Shortness of breath disappears, your less tired, and overall appearance improves. More importantly the risk of dying from smoking-related diseases could be reduced by as much as 90%. Learn more about all the benefits of quitting, here.

The Great American Smokeout is the perfect time to connect with local support groups too. If you're worried about being able to afford the various health care resources, or medicines available to help smokers quit. Worry no more! Most states have organizations in place to help smokers pay for the health care they need to quit. Louisiana smokers who need financial help to get access to anti-smoking programs can contact, Smoking Cessation Trust. This organization will foot the bill for whatever services Louisiana smokers need to quit. They pay for everything from doctors, medications, even counseling! Pretty amazing right? Below watch the video for more details on this wonderful program, and how to enroll.

If you want to quit smoking, once and for all, enroll in this free program now. Go to and get started today. Cigarette smoking, and tobacco addiction are the leading preventable causes of death in the U.S. According to statistics, roughly 480,000 people die a year due to smoking. Don't become a statistic. Set November 16, 2017 as "the day" you quit smoking for good.

In honor of this year's national campaign to “Put a Lid on Smoking,” get your TimerCap Stop Smoking Kit today. This small kit, has BIG benefits. It's a handy tool to help smokers recognize the triggers that drive them to repeat this habit. Also to stop smoking unconsciously. The TimerCap kit holds a pack of cigarettes, a lighter, pencil, and tracker. Smokers can take daily notes of how long they can go between cigarettes. Track their progress, and to set goals. Try it! Go to to get yours today.

Make the decision to quit smoking for good. Join millions for the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout November 16, 2017!

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