• Courtney T. It has been over a year since I have been smoke-free, and I know I will never smoke again. Fasting was what worked for me, but the QuitWithUsLA.com program will work for anyone.  read the full story
  • DeSha K. I am tired of smelling like smoke all the time and living my life around cigs, so goodbye cigarettes.  read the full story
  • Todd D. Someone else can be an impetus...but you really can only quit for yourself.  read the full story
  • Glenda C. I haven't regretted my decision nor been tempted to start again.  read the full story
Smoking and Pregnancy What Every Mom Needs to Know

There are a lot of big reasons to quit smoking, but one of the biggest reasons is actually quite tiny: your baby. Making the choice to quit smoking for good gives your baby a healthier start to a healthy life. No second hand smoke. No increased risks of medical problems. And that’s what every mother wants for her baby now and when he or she grows older. Here are some important facts that every mom or mom-to-be should know about smoking.

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Quitting is a process.

Remember that everyone's quit story is different. What works for one, might not always work for another. Don't give up. You can do this, Louisiana!

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Share Your Quit Story

Everyone's quit story is different. What works for one, might not always work for another. So we want you to share your success story (and your struggles) with us, so that you can help motivate and encourage others to quit.

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Tobacco Use in Louisiana

    • 24% >
      Percentage of Louisiana high school students who smoke
    • 25.7% >
      Percentage of adults who smoke in Louisiana
    • 3,800 >
      Number of youth who smoke their first cigarette each day in the U.S.
    • 11.8 million >
      Packs of cigarettes bought or smoked by kids in Louisiana each year
    • 294,000 >
      Kids exposed to secondhand smoke in the home