More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco

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1. Smokers have a greater risk of developing a severe case and dying from COVID-19.

Tobacco affects your looks almost immediately

It threatens the health of your friends and family — not just you.

Smoking or using e-cigarettes around children compromises their health and safety

Tobacco use has negative social consequences

It’s expensive — you could be spending your money on more important things

Smoking reduces your fertility

All forms of tobacco are deadly

When you buy tobacco, you are financially supporting an industry that exploits farmers and children and pedals sickness and death.

Heated tobacco products are harmful to health

E-cigarettes are harmful to health and not safe

Tobacco use, particularly smoking, takes your breath away

Tobacco breaks hearts

Tobacco causes over 20 types of cancer

Smokers are more likely to lose their vision and hearing

Tobacco harms almost every organ of the body

Tobacco and nicotine use harm your baby

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Tobacco pollutes the environment

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