Published in Cancer Weekly, July 24th, 2007
"Smoking is a dangerous addiction, not a habit. It requires treatment and support," said Torlakson. "By guaranteeing smoking cessation services for those who want and need it, we will prevent disease and save lives and precious Californian tax dollars."
Experts agree that smoking is a chronic, relapsing condition in which behavioral, psychological, and physical factors make overcoming the addiction extremely difficult. Fewer than seven percent of smokers who try to quit...
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