According to the CDC, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. It accounts for more than 480,000 deaths  (about 1 in 5) every year. In 2017, 14% of adults over 18 currently smoked cigarettes.

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SmokeFree.gov is a network of websites from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) specifically designed to make it easier to quit smoking. In addition to the main site, there are sites in the network that focus on veterans, women, teens, Spanish speakers, and smokers who are 60+.

Cigarette Smoking is Down, but About 34 million American Adults Still Smoke