10 Crazy Ways Smokers Finally Kicked the Habit

If a Facebook group created by his son attracts 1 million people, John Mellencamp swears he'll quit smoking once and for all. But you don't have to be a rock star to find creative ways to quit smoking—though you'll feel like one when you do. Here, some ex-smokers share the crazy things that finally helped them kick the habit.
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Creative ways to quit

by Sarah Klein

Quitting smoking is hard—just ask John Mellencamp. The 58-year-old rocker had a heart attack in 1994, but he still smokes.

Mellencamp’s son Speck created a Facebook group in 2009 called "1,000,000 to Join, My Dad John Mellencamp Will Quit Smoking". If it attracted 1 million people, Mellencamp swore he’d kick the habit once and for all.

But you don’t have to be a rock star to find creative ways to quit smoking—though you’ll feel like one when you do. Here, some ex-smokers share the crazy things that finally helped them kick the habit.

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