After Smoking for 15 Years, Mr. Asep Agrees to Quit

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In January 2015, Pelita’s health team held a seminar in Kopo, West Java to provide the community with education on the dangers of smoking and the long-term effects for both first-hand and second-hand smoke.  During the one-on-one consultations, Mr. Asep revealed that he had been smoking for almost 15 years!  During the consultation, our team was able to show Mr. Asep how much money he had spent over the last 15 years smoking 2 packs of cigarettes a day.  Upon this realization and learning what cigarette smoke does to not only his body but also the bodies of his family members, Mr. Asep has committed to reducing the amount he currently smokes and desires Pelita’s assistance in stopping permanently.