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Michiganders urged to quit tobacco during Great American Smokeout

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging Michiganders to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout® event on Nov.15.
Office of the Governor Michigan
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Quitting Can Make You a Winner

Quitting is possible: the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® reminds us that anyone can take the step to try to quit. Here’s some good news about cigarette smoking— there are now more former smokers than current smokers in the United Sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 15, 2018 23:52

[Ohio] GCPH encourages smokers to quit

Greene County Public Health is encouraging residents to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout Thursday, Nov. 15.
Fairborn (OH) Daily Herald
added Nov 15, 2018 13:57

The Great American Smokeout: Day 1 on the Path to a Tobacco-Free Future

on Thursday, November 15, 2018, the event takes on a new theme: "Day 1," reflecting the event's evolution from quitting for the day to the recognition that successful cessation takes time and planning. Smokers are encouraged to use the day to map out a pl
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2018 22:13

[West Virginia] VIDEO: Health Alert: The Great American Smokeout

Joining us tonight is Elizabeth H. Hess, MD, UHC Family Medicine physician and faculty. Question: Why is the Great American Smokeout so important? Answer: Unfortunately, smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the w
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:39

SHIELDS: Call to end vaping: include e-cigarettes in Great American Smokeout

As deputy director and a thoracic medical oncologist, I know how important it is for science to more fully understand the health effects of e-cig is imperative that other organizations, like the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the Americ
The Hill
added Oct 30, 2018 22:36

Tobacco’s costs felt in Medicaid budget, Mississippians' health

The 41st anniversary of the Great American Smokeout was earlier this month, and health advocates from around the state came together to back increasing Mississippi’s cigarette tax by $1.50. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Mississip
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 27, 2017 15:06
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[New York] Albany tobacco retailing under spotlight on Great American Smokeout

Anti-smoking organizations used the occasion of the Great American Smokeout on Thursday to highlight the prevalence of tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods and near schools. An outdoor display at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany showed a high co
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Massachusetts] Inroads made in anti-smoking efforts - and helping smokers quit

It was the day of the annual Great American Smokeout, and Brewer, program manager for the Massachusetts Cessation and Prevention Program and the Tobacco Free Community Partnership Program, was talking to students about the dangers of smoking — and the ne
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 18, 2017 22:06
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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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