Cigars & Pipes
- Pipe and cigar smokers have death rates lower than cigarette smokers. However, smoking cigars or pipes is far from safe.
- Pipe smokers have an especially high risk of developing lip cancer.
- Pipe and cigar smokers have higher rates of dying from cancer of the mouth, throat or larynx then do cigarette smokers.
If you are a tobacco user and would like to quit, you are encouraged to see a nurse at the Health Services, or call the Vermont Quit Line toll-free at 877-YES-QUIT (877-937-7848). Tobacco Cessation assistance is available.