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Tips on dating a smoker

When a non-smoker rudely asks, "Why in the world would you smoke?

Here are five practical things that you can do today to get started.

You can also join the Smokefree Facebook page for more hints, tips and messages of support from other people who are getting ready to go smokefree.

Studies show that nicotine gum, lozenges, and patches improve your chances of success when you’re also in a quit-smoking program.

When you drink, it’s harder to stick to your no-smoking goal. Likewise, if you often smoke when you drink coffee, switch to tea for a few weeks.

Page 1 of 3I think we can all agree that smoking is a polarizing topic.

Non-smokers are likely to have a very strong opinion about where and when someone should be able to smoke.

Wash any clothes that smell like smoke, and clean your carpets, draperies, and upholstery.

Use air fresheners to get rid of that familiar scent. You don’t want to see or smell anything that reminds you of smoking.

Also, if you are smoking around others and someone approaches you to politely request that you put your cigarette out, don't sweat it.

Put out your smoke or just move to another location.

Important Resources for US Quitlines: Since its launch, the Tips campaign has featured compelling stories of former smokers living with smoking-related diseases and disabilities and the toll that smoking-related illnesses have taken on them.