17 Nov '11, 11am

"Quitting smoking is hard ... Believe me, I know": Obama

WASHINGTON - United States President Barack Obama - pronounced tobacco-free in his latest medical checkup - has tough words for cigarette makers. Some tobacco companies, he says in a new White House web video, are fighting new cigarette warning labels because "they don't want to be honest about the consequences". The video, provided to The Associated Press in advance of its release, observes today's 36th "Great American Smokeout" by the American Cancer Society. Mr Obama says the country has made progress in reducing the number of Americans who smoke but notes that 46 million are still addicted. "The fact is, quitting smoking is hard," he says. "Believe me, I know." Mr Obama has fought the habit by chewing nicotine gum, and his last medical report, issued Oct 31, declared him tobacco-free. "Tobacco remains the leading cause of preventable early deaths in this country," Mr O...

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