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University of Alabama students raise awareness about secondhand smoke dangers with flash mob

Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
AL.com
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44
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[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions

A grassroots group at Berkshire Community College is advocating to expand smoking restrictions on campus. A proposal is being developed, but a recommendation isn't expected to go before the board of trustees until August 2013, according to Deborah Cote,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:54
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The Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15 by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking
American Cancer Society
added Nov 15, 2012 19:12
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Today is the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society leads the 37th annual Great American Smokeout -- a day for smokers to quit and for those who love them to provide help and support.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 15, 2012 14:08
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[Tennessee] Tenn. smokers who want to participate in Smokeout can get free help from state's QuitLine

According to a news release from the state Health Department, 23 percent of Tennesseans report smoking regularly or occasionally. Smoking is a significant public health issue, contributing to life-threatening problems including cancer and heart disease.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2012 05:21
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[Virginia] Great American Smokeout Nov. 15

The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15. Health officials say tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 19, 2012 02:53
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[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Going Smoke-Free

Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Marshall University Health Science Center and all their satellite facilities will officially become tobacco-free on Thursday, Nov. 15. The date coincides with this year's observance of the Great American Smokeout.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Oct 12, 2012 15:53
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Give it up: The Great American Smokeout is perfect time to quit smoking | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com

Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Nov 15, 2011 00:00
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[Iowa] Smoking fills tobacco graveyard

Flags symbolize predicted UI deaths from tobacco
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Nov 14, 2006 00:00
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[Georgia] Dozens of Fulton County bars, eateries go smoke-free

Help came from the county’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health program, part of its department of health and wellness. During the fall, program staff, organization representatives and residents convinced business owners to hang up No Smoking signs
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:31
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