December 26th, 2010
12:30 PM ET

Gibbs: Obama used 'stubborn willpower' to stop smoking

(CNN) – The president may have kicked his smoking habit once and for all. It has been about nine months since the president's last cigarette, according to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Gibbs said he still chews Nicorette, but that the president used "stubborn willpower" to stop.

Check out the complete story, including video from "State of the Union," on CNN's Political Ticker.


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  1. 2cents4free

    Obama smoked marijuana and had no problem stopping that. Ban nicotine. Legalize marijuana. Problem solved

    December 29, 2010 at 9:56 am |
  2. krehator

    Good for him. I also quit during my last deployment in Iraq. I hope he did it for himself, and not just to please the public rejects who keep trying to tell everyone else how to live. Hang in there, sir!

    December 29, 2010 at 6:37 pm |
  3. Jay in NC

    I Obama is still using gum and patch then he has not quit.

    December 30, 2010 at 9:52 am |
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