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PHOTOS: The Great American Smokeout: Pop culture's (bad) influence on smokers

Images of movie stars, pop stars and even famous athletes with dangling cigarettes probably don't help. But one thing that might? The 37th annual Great American Smokeout, which is taking place across the nation today. Created by the American Cancer Socie
NJ.com
added Nov 22, 2013 03:41
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16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

So while we've made undeniable progress, we clearly have a long way to go. If you or a smoker in your life is not yet convinced, here are a few numbers to remind us all why it's important we get there. 480,000 The number of deaths in the United States
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:13
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Ban On State Property Begins November 20

Kentucky ends the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on executive branch state property, effective Nov. 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. Pointing to Kentucky’s high rankings in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear anno
WTVQ-TV 36 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:40
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[North Carolina] KELLY: Big Tobacco smokes Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson has cultivated a tobacco-friendly culture, actively resisting the growing trend of tobacco-free college campuses. As a result, the school has one of the highest rates of tobacco use of any campus...“The Allure of the Smoking Hut” in The Ech
Mountain Xpress
added May 4, 2015 12:26
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It's the Great American Smokeout: 7 things to do instead of smoking

The latest studies say yes; a study out this week showed that smokers aged 65 and older who used to smoke 3.2 packs a day and kicked the habit, were able to lower their risk of heart disease to that of a non-smoker in an average of eight years. That shoul
TIME Magazine
added Nov 22, 2013 03:37
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Great American Smokeout — November 21, 2013

sponsored by the American Cancer Society, 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 permanently (1). This year, the Smokeout will be held on November 21.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:30
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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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Ready to quit smoking? Here's what works best

Thursday is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, a day on which all smokers will be encouraged to abstain or start making a plan to quit. In coming weeks, even more people will make resolutions to quit as New Year's Day approaches. Sadl
USA Today
added Nov 18, 2014 10:56
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From e-cigs to hypnotism, the stop-smoking industry is hot

This year, the day set aside for quitting smoking — or at least trying to — is Nov. 21, and you can bet that stop-smoking businesses are revving up. Smoking cessation industry. From drugs to software to apps to hypnotism, goods and services aimed at he
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
added Nov 5, 2013 18:29
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Despite campaign, too many people continue to smoke

We like Phillips' approach to kicking the habit. Smokers or those considering smoking may not readily understand the physical pain caused by the deadly habit, but the pain of parting with another dollar just may bring that message home.
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 21, 2013 14:20
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