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All It Takes Is One Cigarette to Get Hooked

More than 61 percent of people become daily smokers after trying their very first cigarette, at least temporarily, according to a study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom and published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research. The study involved more than 215,000 respondents from eight different surveys performed in the U.K., the United States, Australia, and New Zealand

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