Avoiding Tobacco

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Tobacco use is the leading cause of premature and preventable death in the United States.

Smoking kills nearly 14,700 Michigan smokers each year and accounts for about one in six Michigan deaths.

Avoiding all tobacco use will greatly reduce the risk of developing heart disease, cancers, pulmonary disease, periodontal disease, asthma and other diseases.

Visit the Michigan Health & Wellness Avoid Tobacco page for information and resources about avoiding tobacco use.

Here are some other helpful resources:

Take the Tobacco Dependence Quiz to help you develop a personal plan to avoid tobacco use.

Michigan Tobacco Quit Line - 1-800-784-8669
The Tobacco Quit Line provides cessation services to Michigan residents that want to quit using tobacco.