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Chew and youQuitting chewing tobacco

What are your reasons for quitting?

Better health, saving money, your family, or even just a brighter smile and better breath.

Pick your quit date.

Throw it out

Throw out all (yes all) of your chewing tobacco and snuff.

Get support

Don't be afraid to ask friends or family to help you kick the habit. They know you best – and can be some of your best support and encouragement throughout your journey to quit.

Ask friends not to offer you chew or snuff.
Ask a friend to stop with you.
Ask your doctor or dentist about using nicotine chewing gum to help you quit.

Do what works best for YOU

Everyone is different. Develop a plan that works best for you. Talk with a quit coach, or your healthcare provider.

Set realistic goals, achieve them and reward yourself. Use the money you save by not using chew or other tobacco products and buy something nice for yourself.

New, healthy activities

Building a quit kit –

Exercise, another great alternative.

Being active is a great way to distract from cravings, improve sleep, and improve mood. Find out more.
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