Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet more than 45 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. As of 2010, there were also 13.2 million cigar smokers in the US, and 2.2 million who smoke tobacco in pipes. This infographic illustrates findings from the Tobacco Atlas, 4th Edition.
Become aware of your triggers. What times of day or situations do you find the urge to smoke especially strong? Some people find it helpful to make a list of especially difficult times and then strategize around specific ways of changing their habits and routines.