There are millions of people alive today because they were able to stop smoking. They are healthier, happier and have learned to face life without a cigarette. If you are serious about your health the best thing that you can do is stop. Smoking even a few cigarettes a day can damage your health. Even just smoking a few cigarettes a day is dangerous because chances are you will be back up to where you were originally before cutting back.
If you are considering low-tar or low-nicotine cigarettes you may want to consider. Studies have shown that they do little good. Because nicotine is so addictive if you do switch you will likely find yourself puffing harder, longer and more often on each cigarette. Your only safe solution is to stop smoking!