Tobacco & Smoking Cessation: Home

Resources to help you quit smoking.

Why Quit?

  • Tobacco use causes cancer, heart disease, and lung diseases such as emphysema, bronchitis and chronic airway obstruction.
  • Cigarette smoking is responsible for about one in five deaths in the U.S. (more than 480,000 deaths per year).
  • Secondhand smoke exposure is responsible for an estimated 41,000 deaths per year.
  • In the United States, cigarette smoking costs more than $170 billion in direct medical care annually.
  • On average, smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers.
  • Smoking during pregnancy causes pregnancy complications, premature births, low birth weight infants, stillbirth and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS.)

From Smoking & Tobacco Use - Fast Facts (CDC) linked below, retrieved 8 October 2018.

Marquette is a Tobacco Free Campus

On August 1, 2017, the Marquette Campus became tobacco-free.  Click below to learn more about it.

Quitting Smoking

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"Quitting smoking is easy. I've done it a thousand times."

- Mark Twain