Smoking CessationTobacco Free for Life...Choose Now!
Tobacco use has long been recognized as an addiction, resulting in the deaths of half of its users. It is the leading cause of preventable illness, disability and premature death in Canada2 and the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Further, medical and scientific evidence demonstrates that second hand smoke is hazardous to a person's health as there is no safe level of exposure. Approximately 69% of smokers want to quit smoking (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2012).
You CAN be Tobacco Free - Choose Now! To help you on your journey, call the Smokers' Helpline at 1-866-366-3667 or speak to your health care provider about getting started on being tobacco free for life.
2 Health Canada, 2011
Talking to your Children about Smoking (download article)
Trying to Quit (TTQ) (poster)