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Eugennie Mercredi

This is my fourth year now of not smoking. I used willpower to quit. I went cold turkey. I was talking to my doctor about quitting because I had high blood pressure. He offered me a patch. But I told him that I’m going...
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John Hodder

I finally stopped smoking about 12 years ago, after twice quitting for two (2) seven-year periods. When I smoked (3 packs daily), I didn’t think of the implications or effects on my cardio-vascular system and/or heart...
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Ken Wareham - St. John's, NFLD

Let me first say that my addiction has spanned about 42 years. And like most smokers I have tried quitting and been some what successful with cessation tools. The fact I kept starting again is why I say “somewhat...
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Reginald Mercredi

I started smoking when I was 14. My sister smoked and I bummed a cigarette off of her. I started out just smoking 3 cigarettes a day. Before I quit, I was smoking a pack and a half a day. What made me stop? Well, I got...
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William Storie - Abbotsford, BC

I am going on 64 years young this year and had smoked from age 12 till just over a year ago. I truly loved smoking and for the bigger majority of years only smoked Export A and never developed a cough or hack. I had...
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Catharina Kehler - Giroux, Manitoba

If someone had said that I would quit a few days before I did quit cigarettes, I would have laughed and said that it was impossible. I thought that I would never be able to quit, being the addict to nicotine that I was...
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Ashley Toonen – Quebec, QC

I started smoking when I was 13 and have been smoking a pack a day ever since (7 years). I started this week off with cutting down to 1-3 cigarettes a day, and have not smoked for 2 days now.  I know I will never smoke...
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Calvin Dimmer – Calgary, AB

I'm 28 years old. I've been smoking since I was about 18. I mostly began to smoke because everyone around me at work and at home seemed to be smoking and I finally decided I would give it a try.   For a long time I...
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Christopher Foster - London, ON

I started smoking when I was twelve and it took until the age of 26 to finally quit. Over the years I had tried the pill, the patch and gum but nothing ever seemed to work. I finally decided to quit cold turkey and now...
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Ken Wareham - St. John’s, NL

Let me first say that my addiction has spanned about 42 years. And like most smokers I have tried quitting and been some what successful with cessation tools. The fact I kept starting again is why I say “somewhat...
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