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[Indiana] Clearing the Smoke

Kicking the smoking habit can be hard, but the “Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program in the Wabash Valley are helping. The organization is using the “Great American Smokeout” on November 16 to encourage smokers to quit for one day; which hopefully c
WTWO TV2 (Terre Haute, IN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:30
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[Colorado] Avon’s Riverview Apartments mark first year of tobacco-free rules

Last March, a baseline survey of Riverview residents showed that 79 percent of the respondents lived in tobacco-free homes. However, that same survey showed that 46 percent of the respondents were bothered by second-hand smoke coming into their homes.
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Nov 11, 2017 23:39
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[Delaware] The Great American Smoke Out Set for Nov. 16, 2017

If you or someone you care about smokes, the Division of Public Health (DPH) asks you to use Nov. 16, 2017 as your quit date, and use the days leading up to it to create a plan to do so. A good first step is to call the Delaware Quitline (1-866-409-1858)
Delaware.gov
added Nov 7, 2017 20:17
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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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great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55
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[Louisiana] Great Smokeout is coming; think about quitting!

In observance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17, the Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout wa
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:31
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Great American Smokeout — November 19, 2015

Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Great American Smokeout is an annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking on that day, in an effort to stop smoking permanently (1). The 40th annual Gre
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 12, 2015 20:51
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[Delaware] Try, try again: Smokers may need to quit 6 to 9 times

Talk with your healthcare provider about quitting. He/she can counsel you about the use of medications or nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, inhaler), which greatly improve your chances for success. Delaware residents can contact the Delaware Q
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:55
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Virginia Department of Health launches 31-day countdown to help tobacco users quit

Virginia Quit Day coincides with The Great American Smoke Out, Nov. 19, and celebrates the benefits of living tobacco free. “Quitting tobacco is difficult, but one of the best health decisions a person can make,” said State Health Commissioner Marissa J.
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:36
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17
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