You can include in medical expenses amounts you pay for a program to stop smoking. However, you cannot include in medical expenses amounts you pay for drugs that do not require a prescription, such as nicotine gum or patches, that are designed to help stop smoking.
Smoking causes more deaths in the U.S. than AIDS, automobile accidents, homicides, suicides, drug overdoses and fires combined.
If you smoke one pack of cigarettes a day and pay $4 a pack, you could save $1,460 in one year when you quit.
Within 20 minutes of your last cigarette:
Within 24 hours:
Within 48 hours: