The Smokefree QuitGuide app for your smartphone is now available for download on iTunes!
About the QuitGuide App
The QuitGuide is a free application developed by MMG, Inc., for the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Written by tobacco control professionals and cessation counselors, with the help of ex-smokers and experts, this app is designed to help you prepare to quit smoking and support you in the days and weeks after you quit.
The app allows you to search for content using keywords, save specific pages as favorites, and share information you are reading via F
From those of us at Smokefree.gov: Congratulations! You are taking the first step to quitting cigarette smoking.
We wrote this guide with the help of ex-smokers and experts. It can help you prepare to quit and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes problems to expect when you quit. Being prepared can help you through the hard times.
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The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program, one that can show you a whole new way to think about quitting. It’s based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic.
This easy-to-read, 20-page booklet summarizes the 700+ page Surgeon General’s report released in December of 2010. The booklet provides practical information about the dangers of tobacco use and what people can do to quit tobacco use and protect themselves and their families from exposure to tobacco smok
There are currently more than 600 smoking cessation research studies going on around the world to help determine the best, most effective ways to help people stop smoking and stay quit. Although the studies on this page have been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the studies are conducted by researchers outside of NIH, usually at universities or medical schools. You can find out more information about each study by clicking on the links provided.
If you are looking for a way to stop smoking, participating in a research study may be right for you. People in research studies can receive new treatments before they are widely available and can play a more active role in their health care and treatment.
In the Library
The Cigarette Papers
by Stanton A. Glantz
Publication Date: 1998-01-01
The Smoking Book
by Lesley Stern
Publication Date: 1999-10-01
The Tobacco Atlas
by Judith Mackay; Michael P. Eriksen; World Health Organization Staff (Contribution by)