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Kick the habit for the Great American Smokeout

This year, on Nov. 20, military service members who smoke are asked to quit smoking and protect family, friends, children and pets from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke – commit to quit and give them a chance.
The Dolphin (Groton, CT)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:13

BODY WORLDS: PULSE Partners with the American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network & the New York City Coalition for a Smoke-free City as Marquee Venue for Annual Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Calls on Elected Officials to Increase Funding for New York State Tobacco Control Program
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2013 10:53

[New York] Cancer Society: 40% drop in calls to smokers' quit line

But the ads in New York haven't led to an increase in calls to the state's smokers' quit line: 1-866-NY-QUITS. In fact, the calls are down 40 percent between 2008 and 2011, a state report in December found. The American Cancer Society is highlighting th
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Nov 20, 2013 02:25

County to host Great American Smokeout — main concerns is e-cigarettes

While statistics in Athens County suggest the rates of smoking traditional tobacco products (cigarettes and chewing tobacco) are going down, the biggest concern now is with electronic cigarettes, Kna
Athens (OH) Messenger
added Nov 11, 2013 14:27

[North Dakota] VIDEO: Chew Tobacco Use Target of Great American Spit Out

Officials with the department's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program encourage chew-tobacco users to get help with quitting during Thursday's Great American Spit Out.
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:18

[Mid-east] Stennis supports the Smokeout

Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15 in support of Tobacco Prevention and Cessation month.
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:53

[Minnesota] Secondhand smoke hazards

Clear Gains, Wisconsin’s Smoke-Free Housing Initiative, lists the following hazards of secondhand smoke: -It is toxic, with more than 7,000 chemical compounds, including recognizable poisons and 40 causes of cancer.
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Nov 15, 2012 18:33

Study: Older Smokers More Likely to Quit With Patch or Drugs

Today is the American Cancer Society's 37th annual Great American Smokeout and if you're trying to quit, new research says the nicotine patch or prescription drugs work much better than trying it cold turkey.
added Nov 15, 2012 10:08

[California] Bake sale planned in Chico during Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society volunteers will have more information about the Great American Smokeout and how to quit smoking 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the The Shop, a thrift store operated by the American Cancer Society at its new location, 982 East Ave.
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Nov 7, 2012 10:30

[Ohio] Participate in the Great American Smokeout

In Ohio, there are more than 18,600 deaths per year from smoking. As a result of tobacco use, 378,000 Ohioans suffer acute or chronic diseases. Because of the staggering statistics, Fairfield Medical Center is offering a free tobacco cessation program to
Lancaster (OH) Eagle-Gazette
added Sep 26, 2012 13:22
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