Smoking may be treated as addiction, not just a bad habit

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New York Health officials say doctors need to treat smoking as an addiction and not just as a bad habit.

The State Department of Health is planning to launch a new campaign urging doctors to recommend medication and counseling for those looking to kick the habit.

The State Health Commissioner says over two million New Yorkers continue to smoke.

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