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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] Commit to quit: Join the 24-hour smoke-free effort

Most service members know the health risks of smoking, but smoking not only affects the smoker’s health, it also poses significant risks to others. Secondhand smoke contains more than 250 chemicals that are harmful to anyone exposed, leading to serious h
Camp Lejeune Globe
added Nov 20, 2014 11:38
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Pennsylvania Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During 39th Great American Smokeout

reminds smokers that there are resources available to help them quit and urges all smokers to use the 39th Great American Smokeout as the day they choose to quit smoking and take an important step towards a healthier life.
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:37
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Sharecare & American Cancer Society Team Up to Host the Second Annual Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat

The chat, which will also feature the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will use the hashtag #quittogether and will allow smokers, their friends and family and anyone interested in the topic to pose que
Business Wire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:34
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[Louisiana] Holy Smokes: Anti-smoking legislation in New Orleans; Cessation Program

in recognition of this year’s Great American Smokeout on November 20, theSmoking Cessation Trust(SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout was created in
Bayou Buzz
added Nov 19, 2014 15:14
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Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout

third Thursday of November is almost here, and that's a key annual date for many health advocates -- the Great American Smokeout. There's no single correct way to quit. But there are some important steps that can help smokers break the habit and live lon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 19, 2014 12:02
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[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
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Give up smoking, your body will thank you

the La Salle County Health Department in on board with the program, issuing a press release identifying smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the country today. Smoking is associated with increased risk for cancers of the mouth, nasal cavit
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Nov 18, 2014 11:03
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[Illinois] WERLAND: The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

What did work for me was this: fast-forwarding in my imagination to the cold, harsh morning when my doctor would walk in to tell me ... So for all those nonjoiners out there, fine, don't quit Thursday. Do yourself a favor; do it today instead.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 18, 2014 10:58
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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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