Two-thirds of people who try a cigarette even once become daily smokers

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Smoking even once can be a serious drag, a recent study found.

The study, compiled by researchers in London, found that if you smoke even a single cigarette, you're depressingly likely to go through a serious smoking phase. The scientists reached that conclusion by synthesizing data from eight different studies on tobacco use, The Guardian reported Wednesday. The data ranged from 2000 to 2016 and examined the smoking habits of adults in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.

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