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Is it hard to quit smoking cold turkey?

Some people are lucky enough to be able to quit cold turkey. However, for most people, quitting cold turkey is an extremely difficult and uncomfortable process. When you have an understanding about your smoking (i.e., routine, triggers, cues) and find tools and resources to help you, you will have a greater chance for success in staying smoke free. Plus, you can quit much more comfortably.

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