Tomorrow is one day that your boss might be happy to hear you say “I quit”

Tomorrow is the Great American Smokeout Day. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet more than 46 million Americans still smoke.
In addition to the toll that smoking takes on health, there are financial costs to smoking, too. There’s the cost of the cigarettes, of course – which adds up to serious money over a year or a few years. Smokers also pay more for life insurance. Plus, many employers are beginning to charge smokers higher rates for health insurance. Some employers have a smokers need not apply policy.
There are other, less obvious costs. Smoking is bad for your computers, it can hurt the resale value of your car, and it can cause serious damage to your home, even making it harder to sell.
If you are still smoking, why not try quitting – at least for one day? The American Cancer Society offers a Guide to Quitting Smoking. There are also several excellent free quitting help linescall 1-800-QUITNOW.

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