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Posted: Monday, June 22, 2009 12:32 pm | Updated: 2:28 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama cited his own long struggle to quit the cigarettes he got hooked on as a teenager as he signed the nation's strongest-ever anti-smoking bill Monday and praised it for providing critically needed protections for kids. "The decades-long effort to protect our children from the harmful effects of tobacco has emerged victorious," he said at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden.

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