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Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, killing more than 480,000 Americans each year. More than 41,000 of these deaths are from exposure to secondhand smoke.

Learn more about how smoking and secondhand smoke affect specific groups, as well as smoking-related statistics, information, and quitting resources.

 

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