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[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

[Tennessee] 40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

He chooses not to preach to others about the dangers of smoking. “People know. They know cigarettes are not good for them. I know it. ... Something has got to happen for them to quit,” he said. “That day last year, my life as I knew it changed completel
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added Nov 17, 2013 13:25

[South Dakota] 38th Annual Great American Smokeout

there's a new twist to their message. E-cigarettes are being advertised as a safe alternative to smoking, but doctors say at least 20 percent of the people puffing on them will become addicted to nicotine leading to long term usage.
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:51

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

[Michigan] A Day to Butt Out

Locally in honor of this important initiative, Bronson Battle Creek is hosting a smoking cessation awareness program in the main hospital lobby from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program, which is free to the public, will not only provide information about the d
Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer
added Nov 14, 2013 14:32

[Ohio] Great American Smokeout is Nov. 21; Think you're ready to quit? Tell us about it.

The Great American Smokeout -- which always falls on the third Thursday of November -- is a mere eight days away. If you're a smoker or tobacco user who's been looking for some inspiration, this might just be it. The American Cancer Society in 1976 starte
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Nov 14, 2013 14:31

[California] SPARNER: Commentary: Great American Smokeout's coming--so quit, or better yet, never start

Oh, I'm not blaming my dad. Back in those times, especially for those guys who served in the armed forces, smoking was really common. He got hooked young, and to his credit he kicked the habit cold turkey in the 1970s. Trouble was, that was too late. Deca
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Nov 14, 2013 14:24

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

Rich Guzzi Will Hypnotize 100,000 People to Quit Smoking on “Start Joking! Stop Smoking!” Tour Beginning with Annual “Great American Smoke-Out!”

Guzzi, who has been described as a combination of Tony Robbins and Tony Soprano, hopes to delve into the minds of 100,000 people using hypnosis, the power of the internet and his live comedy shows – never straying far from his unique style of stage humor.
Business Wire
added Nov 5, 2013 15:58

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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