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Addiction Center

Addiction Center

Nicotine is a highly addictive substance found in tobacco products. There are approximately 50 million people in America who are addicted to some type of tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and snuff.

Nicotine addiction is the most common addiction in America. Conservative estimates put societal costs (healthcare expenses and lost productivity) of nicotine addiction in the U.S. at approximately $193 billion a year.

Millions of people make the choice to quit every year. Having the desire to quit using tobacco is the first and most important step toward recovery. Take the next steps to kick your nicotine addiction.