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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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[Indiana] E-cigarettes take focus on annual 'Smokeout' day

Smoke-Free Indy will hold an open meeting on e-cigarettes Thursday night. A panel of experts will discuss the issue and take questions. The number of high school students using e-cigarettes has tripled over the last three years, according to the Centers
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:30
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[Nebraska] Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:41
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[North Carolina] Commit to quit: Join the 24-hour smoke-free effort

Most service members know the health risks of smoking, but smoking not only affects the smoker’s health, it also poses significant risks to others. Secondhand smoke contains more than 250 chemicals that are harmful to anyone exposed, leading to serious h
Camp Lejeune Globe
added Nov 20, 2014 11:38
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Pennsylvania Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During 39th Great American Smokeout

reminds smokers that there are resources available to help them quit and urges all smokers to use the 39th Great American Smokeout as the day they choose to quit smoking and take an important step towards a healthier life.
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:37
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