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Myth 1 - Bad effects won't show for years so there is no urgency to quit.  
     
       
   
WRONG! The very first cigarette that you smoke brings harm to your body. The more you smoke, the greater the damage. It's too late when symptoms appear.
 
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 2 - Enjoying life is more important! I don't care.  
     
       
    WRONG! The dangers of smoking are both short-term and long-term. You can get heart problems at a very young age if you smoke heavily. Smoking is not a way to enjoy life, it's suicidal! It slowly poisons you.  
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 3 - It won't happen to me. There is not a chance that I will die from smoking.  
     
       
    WRONG! The dangers of smoking are both short-term and long-term. You can get heart problems at a very young age if you smoke heavily. Smoking is not a way to enjoy life, it's suicidal! It slowly poisons you.  
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 4 - I have been smoking for my whole life. I can't survive without it.  
     
       
    WRONG! Smokers believe that stopping smoking feels like losing a buddy. But remember that what you lose is not your friend but your deadliest enemy. Free yourself from the bad influence.  
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 5 - As I grow old I will get sick and die anyway. It has nothing to do with smoking.  
     
       
    WRONG! According to medical research, smoking is a direct cause of many different diseases. Smokers also tend to get oral cancer, lung cancer and nasopharyngeal cancer at a younger age.  
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 6 - I only smoke "light" cigarettes, which don't cause much harm to the body.  
     
       
    WRONG! You are only cheating yourself and paying more for these so-called low tar versions. You may need to smoke more of these and will take in even more poisons.  
 
 
 
     
 
Tips 7 - Smoking helps to lose weight. Stopping smoking will disrupt my normal body functions and slow my metabolism  
     
       
    This is also fictional. You may have a better appetite once you stop but this is only because you regain your senses of taste and smell!