Ways to help someone quit smoking include:

  • Share information about New Jersey’s Quit Services with friends and family members
  • Lend your support to those trying to quit

Free resources:

  • Ecard (an electronic card you can send to a smoker to encourage him or her to quit)
  • Video (a profile of two New Jersey residents who succeed in quitting with NJ Quitline and NJ QuitNet®)
  • Fact sheets
  • Be Smoke-Free in New Jersey: Quit 2 Win White Paper
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  • Nearly 76% of New Jersey’s 1.15 million smokers want to quit, yet without seeking help only 3% succeed.
  • With New Jersey Quitline, smokers are 10 times more likely to succeed.
  • Smokers are 50% more likely to succeed when family, friends, and colleagues support them.
  • Within 20 minutes after their last cigarette, smokers’ blood pressure and heart rate drop
  • 48 hours: The ability to smell and taste is enhanced
  • 1 to 9 months: Coughing and shortness of breath decrease
  • View a list of additional benefits
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