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National No Smoking Day

22 February 2023

National No Smoking Day 2023

There are so many good reasons to quit smoking, including fresher breath, reduced risk of oral diseases like gum disease and mouth cancer.



After 20 minutes your pulse will start to return to normal



After 48 hours your taste and smell are improving.



After 72 hours breathing feels easier and your energy will be increasing.



2 weeks to 3 months after quitting your circulation improves and lung function increases.



1 to 2 years after quitting your risk of heart attack drops dramatically.



5 to 10 years after quitting your risk of cancers of the mouth, throat, and voice box (larynx) is cut in half, (smoking is one of the main risk factors for mouth head and neck cancer. 

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health.

Even if you’ve tried many times before, you can still succeed, and it is much easier when you have the right support. has lots of advice, tips and tools. Join the No Smoking Challenge. You can sign up for a FREE Quit Plan HERE or Free Phone 1800 201 203.

There is also help and support available from your doctor, dentist or pharmacist.

You Can Do This!  Is Féidir Leat!

The very best of luck with this great decision.