Habit

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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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Club Pogo[TM] extras - To help players let each other know they are kicking the habit or are in support of their fellow players, Club Pogo members will be able to get free Kick the Habit Pogo Mini items.
Kicking the habit will save her almost pounds 1,000 a year.
The survey was carried out on 1,000 people who had bought the NJOY "electronic'" cigarette, an aid to kicking the habit.
The not-for-profit medical co-operative is on the lookout for former smokers to volunteer to help people with kicking the habit.
Smokers under 34 are the most likely to attempt kicking the habit, with people aged 65 and over least likely to quit.