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Quitting smoking

Each year thousands of Canadians quit smoking. So can you. It's not easy, but quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your health and your quality of life.

Get inspired: read personal stories by people who've quit smoking for good

Send a quit smoking e-card to encourage someone to quit, annouce you're quitting, or ask a friend to quit with you

"Making Quit Happen: Canada's Challenges to Smoking Cessation" (PDF) : An original Lung Association policy report on Canadians' access to counselling, medications, and other supports to help them quit smoking. Published in 2008, this report includes an Appendix that discusses Tobacco cessation challenges in each province (PDF).

Read a press release about the Making Quit Happen report which includes highlights and key findings.