Double the Odds of Success! Sobering facts: An estimated 46 million adults in the United States currently smoke. Approximately half will die prematurely from smoking. The reasons to quit tobacco are strong and clear, from the many health benefits to the renewed pleasures of tasting foods. Quitting smoking is not easy. It can be done. Kicking Butts can be part of an effective solution to say goodbye to tobacco forever. This best-selling little handbook can help guide people through the process – providing tips, suggestions, and solid support when it’s most needed – to help maintain the motivation and commitment to STAY quit.
The American Cancer Society went nationwide in 1977 with focused efforts to spotlight the dangers of tobacco use and the challenges of quitting; these last thirty years have marked dramatic changes in the way society views tobacco promotion and tobacco use. Many public places and work areas are now smoke-free which supports smokers who want to quit.