Why Quit Tobacco?

It's Never Too Late

Becoming completely tobacco-free, including smoking, vaping or other tobacco use, is the best thing you can do for your health. Quitting can reverse the damage that tobacco has had on your health and lower your chance of dying from tobacco-related disease.

Smoking May Increase the Risk Of:

  • Cancers such as lung, throat, esophagus, pancreas, kidney and many more
  • Chronic disease such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, asthma, and many more
  • Premature death
  • Heart attack and stroke
  • Infertility
  • Secondhand smoke exposure to those around you

Vaping May Increase the Risk Of:

  • Exposure to harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde, benzene, lead, and nickel
  • Exposure to cancer-causing chemicals, metals, and nicotine from the aerosol
  • Lung disease and injuries
  • Unintended injuries such as explosions
  • Long-term harm to brain development in those under the age of 25

Smokeless Tobacco May Increase the Risk Of:

  • Cancers such as mouth, esophagus, and pancreas
  • Gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss
  • Heart disease and stroke

When you’re ready to quit, we make it easier and increase your chances of living without tobacco. Make a plan to quit with free, confidential, supportive help online or over the phone.