Breaking the smoking habit

smoking habitIn the end, Adam Cliff’s reason for giving up smoking was a simple one – and something rarely mentioned in campaigns encouraging smokers to quit: Romance.

“I was actually looking for a wholesome girl. If she’s good for me, she’s probably not going to like the taste of smoke.”

Adam, 22, has lost count of the times he had tried to quit smoking, before giving up in January this year, but suspects it was at least 20.

He had been smoking for about six years, after starting when he was a teenager in Wanganui.