Smokers must quit, not cut back

Another reason to quit:

Smokers eager to cut the risk of dying early from tobacco-related illnesses must quit completely, researchers said on Tuesday, because cutting down — even by half — is not enough.

The article contains a sidebar that promotes pharmaceutical smoking cessation treatments only. I also noticed on local news that some of the local smoking Great American Smoke Out events had names like “Don’t go cold turkey.” These bring to mind post from several weeks ago about a website complaining about the push for NRT.