Finish researchers have found that for every 500-meter increase in the distance from home to the nearest tobacco outlet is associated with a 16% increase in the odds of quitting smoking. This study is the first of its kind to look at the impact of residential proximity to tobacco sales on smoking behavior.
LifeTip: Beware of the Marlboro Man who now rides in local retail advertisements, promotions, and price discounts for tobacco products. Watch “Overcome Addictions Naturally” with Dr. David DeRose for more recommendations.
Adapted from PositiveChoices.com