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This Valentine's Day Legacy Is Showing Smokers The Love

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Don't Quit on Your Smoker Until They've Quit for Good. Spread the love: #loveyoursmoker

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong – smoking is an addiction that most smokers desperately want to overcome. But it takes an average of 11 quit attempts before they succeed.

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At Legacy we believe smokers and the people that love them need to know this fact. When smokers have the emotional support of their loved ones they have a better chance of quitting - however many times it takes them to do it for good.

Help spread the love this Valentine's Day by sharing this video with the hashtag #LoveYourQuitter.

For smokers looking to quit, BecomeAnEX.org is a free online quit smoking resource and community run by Legacy. The program empowers smokers to re-learn life without cigarettes

Legacy®:
Legacy helps people live longer, healthier lives by building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. Legacy's proven-effective and nationally recognized public education programs include truth®, the national youth smoking prevention campaign that has been cited as contributing to significant declines in youth smoking; EX®, an innovative public health program designed to speak to smokers in their own language and change the way they approach quitting; and research initiatives exploring the causes, consequences and approaches to reducing tobacco use. Located in Washington, D.C., the foundation was created as a result of the November 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) reached between attorneys general from 46 states, five U.S. territories and the tobacco industry. To learn more about Legacy's life-saving programs, visit LegacyForHealth.org. 

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