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Reasons to Quit

Prepare to have a better, healthier life. Check out why you should quit smoking, vaping and chewing tobacco.

Why Quit?

Everyone has different reasons for quitting their habit. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider kicking your tobacco habit for good. 

More deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined. It’s the most preventable cause of death.

South Dakota has higher rates of teen smoking than national averages. Yikes! But we have the tools to help smokers quit and prevent new smokers from ever starting. 

It will not be easy, but it will be worth it. Learn more:

4 Reasons to quit

  • 01 Feel Better
  • 02 Be Stronger
  • 03 Save Big
  • 04 Live Happier


Inside and out, feel good! Improve your physical and mental health by snuffing your harmful habit.

Reduce your risk for major diseases like cancer, lung disease, heart disease, COPD and stroke. Even improve your senses of taste and smell.


Stop wheezing and struggling to breathe. After only two weeks without tobacco, your lungs improve, which means breathing more easily.

Even the quality of air you breathe will improve. Because you're breathing in less carbon monoxide and more oxygen, you will have more energy and more drive to be active.


Did you know that the average cost of a pack of cigarettes in the United States is about $7? In some states, that average is closer to $12! Just one pack a day costs you thousands by the end of the year. Consider how much you spend a year on this harmful habit.

How much money could you save by quitting? What could you use it for?

Quit Calculator

Once you quit, your healthcare bills and insurance are also likely to go down.


With all of these life-changing developments, your quality of life improve as a result. Fewer smoke, vape and chew breaks means more time for you and more time for those you love.

Being tobacco-free is worth it. Celebrate your quit because, let's face it, it was hard. Celebrate having more free time without a smoke break. Celebrate your new-found strength. Celebrate your savings.

Celebrate the new you!