Smoking Bans Help People Quit, Research Shows Smoking bans are on the rise across the country in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Research shows these bans decrease the overall number of cigarettes people smoke and in some cases, actually result in people quitting.
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Smoking Bans Help People Quit, Research Shows

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Smoking Bans Help People Quit, Research Shows

Smoking Bans Help People Quit, Research Shows

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Smoking bans help lessen the urge to smoke by decreasing exposure to nicotine, and by 'de-normalizing' the behavior. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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