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Barack Hussein Obama II (1961-), 44th President of the United States. Obama was a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School before he became a community organizer in Illinois. He then became a junior senator for the state of Illinois before running for President in 2008. He was recently awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.

Obama started smoking cigarettes as a teenager, and has likened his addiction to that of an alcoholic – one that will take a lifelong battle to overcome. Obama vowed in 2007 to quit smoking, saying, “I've never been a heavy smoker… I've quit periodically over the last several years. I've got an ironclad demand from my wife that in the stresses of the campaign I don't succumb. I've been chewing Nicorette strenuously.”

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02 Dec 2009 Has anyone else tried Nicorette? Does it actually work? What about the patch?
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