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Does Barack Obama smoke?

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President Barack Obama is no longer a cigarette smoker as of June 13, 2014. Although he formerly smoked cigarettes, a physician report released in 2014 indicates that he has remained tobacco-free for five years. The report also mentions that he occasionally chews nicotine gum.

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Obama was an occasional to regular smoker until two years after his first term began in 2009. He decided to kick the habit to focus on a healthier lifestyle. The 2014 report on his physical mentions that he is eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and consuming alcohol moderate. Obama has admitted in previous interviews that, as a teenager, he occasionally smoked marijuana.

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