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[Oklahoma] Coalition helping locals kick the habit Nov. 20

This Nov. 20, area smokers are urged to quit for a day, quit for life and celebrate the Great American Smokeout alongside the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline and Cherokee County Communities of Excellence Tobacco Control Coalition. This day-long event sponsored
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Nov 6, 2014 10:29

History of the Great American Smokeout Event

The Smokeout event has helped dramatically change Americans’ attitudes about smoking. These changes have led to community programs and smoke-free laws that are now saving lives in many states. Annual Great American Smokeout events began in the 1970s, whe
American Cancer Society
added Nov 23, 2015 01:29

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

[Kentucky] Gov. Beshear: State Properties to go Tobacco-Free

Citing Kentucky’s continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced today that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout.
added Sep 4, 2014 19:01

[North Carolina] Great American Smokeout offers smoking alternative

The AS-4400 fitness center aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River hosted an annual Great American Smokeout event, Nov. 21, to raise awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and various healthy alternatives. ... “A Marine’s body is a weapon,” sa
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 27, 2013 14:49

[New York] AUDIO: NY spending less on anti-smoking programs

Michael Burgess with the American Cancer Society says New York, once a leader in smoking cessation programs, has cut spending in half over the past several years. It’s declined from a high of $85 million a year to $39.7 million in the current budget, whic
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 25, 2013 09:58

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

Today is the Great American Smokeout

the American Cancer Society has created a gallery of "I QUIT" characters representing different types of quitters and supporters, including “The Substitute: Someone who replaces the urge to smoke with hard candy, healthy snacks, games, exercise, or other
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2013 14:36
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The last cigarette: Nine ex-smokers who quit the habit for good

On the occasion of the "Great American Smokeout," former smokers like Bob Miller of Easley, South Carolina, told us about their last cigarette and the moment they decided to kick the habit for good.
added Nov 23, 2013 14:15

PHOTOS: The Great American Smokeout: Pop culture's (bad) influence on smokers

Images of movie stars, pop stars and even famous athletes with dangling cigarettes probably don't help. But one thing that might? The 37th annual Great American Smokeout, which is taking place across the nation today. Created by the American Cancer Socie
added Nov 22, 2013 03:41
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