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Great American Smokeout 2012: It’s Your Day

Do you consider yourself one of the nearly 70% of tobacco users who want to quit?1 If so, FDA invites you to join the American Cancer Society’s 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 16, 2012 17:21

[California] Smokers to get lung screenings, "quit kits"

Contra Costa Health Services is gearing up to convince smokers to stub out their cigarettes for good next week during the American Cancer Society's 37th Annual "Great American Smokeout." Health Services will offer smokers "Quit Kits" at locations through
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2012 03:08

Great American Smokeout - November 15, 2012

In 2010, nearly two out of three adult smokers wanted to quit smoking, and approximately half had made a quit attempt for >1 day in the preceding year (2). However, in 2011, an estimated 19.0% (43.8 million) of U.S. adults still smoke (3).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:07

Find stories in the smoking economy ahead of the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov. 15 and it’s an opportunity for you to check out the various ways smoking and related activities ripple throughout your area’s economy.
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
added Nov 8, 2012 13:02

The Great American Smokeout

Why We Need the Great American Smokeout About 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. While cigarette smoking rates have dropped (from 42% in
American Cancer Society
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04

[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33

[Illinois] Quit 'cold turkey' during the Great American Smokeout

Advocate Sherman Hospital is partnering with the American Cancer Society on Nov. 20 for the Great American Smokeout. The ACS marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a pl
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 6, 2014 17:39

Great American Smokeout

This year, we’re celebrating quitters and their supporters with a series of fun characters designed for social sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ve also got lots of other resources and information to help you quit for good.
American Cancer Society
added Nov 22, 2013 03:36

[California] 'Smoke-out' on campus

Bakersfield College Health and Wellness Center, Mentoring and Peer Services and B-COUGH participated in the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. The Tobacco Free Coalition of Kern County participated along with some health rela
The Renegade Rip--Bakersfield (CA) College
added Nov 29, 2012 16:04

[Minnesota] KEHR: Guest Column: Reduction in smoking rates outpaces nation

In the past, Albert Lea and Freeborn County had higher than average adult smoking rates. Today, we have reversed that trend and saved many lives. Working together as partners, using high level policy, systems and environmental change, we have been able t
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 15:27
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