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[Texas] Great American Smokeout Nov. 21

According to, a smoker who spends $5 on a pack of cigarettes per day will save about $152.08 per month and $1,826.25 a year. To find support groups or support with quitting tobacco, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.
The Ranger Online (San Antonio College)
added Oct 18, 2013 07:50

[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

[Maine] Colleges recognized for smoke-free effort

The Maine Tobacco-Free College Network recently held an awards ceremony in honor of the Great American Smokeout to celebrate the efforts of Maine institutions of higher education to address tobacco use on their campuses
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Jan 6, 2013 11:37

[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

[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45

[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

[West Virginia] Cancer advocates call for tobacco legislation

MARTINSBURG - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, recently marked the Great American Smokeout by calling on local lawmakers, city council, the mayor, the governor and all legislative r
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Nov 17, 2012 18:57

[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions

A grassroots group at Berkshire Community College is advocating to expand smoking restrictions on campus. A proposal is being developed, but a recommendation isn't expected to go before the board of trustees until August 2013, according to Deborah Cote,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:54

[New Jersey] Cherry Hill Officials Tout Tobacco Ban's Benefits

A week after taking the first steps toward a ban on using any tobacco products on public property in Cherry Hill, township officials used the 37th annual Great American Smokeout to highlight the plan to get residents to butt out.
added Nov 17, 2012 19:19

Alabama's largest employer to stop hiring smokers, dippers and chewers

Starting July 1, 2013, all new hires at the University of Alabama Medical Center must be tobacco-free. The new policy announced Wednesday makes UAB the latest medical facility across the country on record refusing to hire tobacco users. (National)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:34
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