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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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[Washington] News: Cured or Coffin – Naval Hospital Bremerton Tobacco Cessation is a Year-Round effort

Such goes the never ending, ongoing awareness campaign and commitment to tobacco cessation for staff and beneficiaries carried out by Pat Graves, Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Tobacco Cessation Facilitator. The Great American Smoke Out this year is on No
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:01
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[North Dakota] Tobacco targets youth

Liz Bonney, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator with the Lake Region District Health is passionate about tobacco prevention, especially when it comes to protecting the youth of the area.
Devils Lake (ND) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 10:35
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[Hawaii] E-cigarettes shown to help curb tobacco use

Tapering off tobacco cigarettes can be a challenge, but research released by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center found some smokers can get a kick-start to kicking the habit with e-cigarettes. "Smokers who use e-cigs to stop smoking are highly motiva
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:57
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ARTHUR: Smoking can be fun, humiliating, joy and agony

It was New Year’s Day and I was sick with flu. Worse, I ran out of cigarettes. I said to my frail, bedridden self, “You can either call a friend to bring you a carton of cigarettes, or you can quit cold turkey.” I knew if I could get through a day, I cou
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Nov 16, 2014 22:28
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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[Oklahoma] Moore welcomes Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

“The Great American Smokeout is a great way to stop smoking or dipping, even for one day, to make a fresh start,” said Laura Grisso, Executive Director, Platt College Moore. The event will be commemorated locally with Platt College Moore, the Moore Publi
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Nov 13, 2014 19:32
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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49
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