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Habit

A normal custom of an individual or group. Habits greatly influence economic behavior at both the micro- and macro- levels. For example, one may develop the habit of only shopping at certain stores, whether or not they have the best products or prices. Likewise, the majority of farmers in a country may only grow certain crops, whether or not those are the best for the land or the market. Habits may be positive or negative, and are often both, depending on one's perspective.
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Kick the Habit E-Cards - Players can send out special E-Cards to friends and family to let them know that they are quitting or to encourage others to quit.
Her costume represents the million smokers Boots hope to help kick the habit in their Change One Thing campaign.
Sales of products designed to help smokers kick the habit have soared in the past 12 months, but the trend has done nothing to dent cigarette sales.
A friend suggested that instead of giving cigarettes up all at once, I should try to kick the habit gradually.
So, if you want to kick the habit, just come along.
And new figures from Cancer Research show a growing number of Scots are trying to kick the habit before March 26.
A north health expert last night called for a ban on smoking in public places despite Government figures revealing the region is leading the way in helping smokers kick the habit.
Obama has a long history of smoking, which goes back to his college days, evident from a photo of his that emerged during his campaign trail, but during the presidential campaign he is said to have chewed nicorette chewing gum in an effort to kick the habit.
At Kick The Habit there will be health and fitness sessions, specialist advice on medication, and free carbon monoxide testing.
If you've ever thought about quitting or you've struggled to kick the habit in the past then don't give up.
The league recommends spitting into a container with a lid or the wearing of face masks to help them kick the habit.