Addiction and quitting

Cigarette smoking is addictive and it can be very difficult to stop.

While some people may find it difficult to stop smoking, we believe it is important for them to understand that they are able to stop if they choose to do so. Millions of people have stopped smoking, the majority without assistance.

To reduce the health risks of smoking, the best step to take is to stop smoking. For smokers who have decided to stop, information published by public health authorities is always available.