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Tobacco Addiction

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  • Peter Selby, M.B., B.S.,
  • and Laurie Zawertailo, Ph.D.

Smoking addiction causes substantial illness and death; morbidity and mortality are markedly reduced with cessation. Effective treatments for smoking addiction include medications and counseling.

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Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available at NEJM.org.

We thank Danielle Dawson, M.A., and Wayne DeRuiter, Ph.D., for editorial assistance and support in the preparation and revision of earlier versions of the manuscript.

Author Affiliations

From the Nicotine Dependence Service, Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto.

Dr. Selby can be contacted at or at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 1025 Queen St. W, Toronto, ON, M6J 1H4, Canada.

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