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Edwards Air Force Base 2014 Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

Join Edwards AFB and the American Cancer Society in observing the Great American Smokeout Nov. 20.
U.S. Air Force
added Nov 11, 2014 06:27
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Quitters Do Relapse After Great American Smokeout

The good news is there is a growing pool of evidence that shows a weekly approach may provide a formula for increased success. "Quit And Stay Quit Monday" is such a platform that uses weekly messaging to help quitters quit.
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2014 14:18

Kicking the habit: Base joins annual campaign to quit

This year Team Robins will continue the tradition of encouraging and supporting tobacco users to quit by encouraging them to stop by the Health and Wellness Center, the 78th Medical Group, the Occupational Medicine Clinic or to see one of the Civilian He
U.S. Air Force
added Nov 7, 2014 08:19

[Illinois] Quit 'cold turkey' during the Great American Smokeout

Advocate Sherman Hospital is partnering with the American Cancer Society on Nov. 20 for the Great American Smokeout. The ACS marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a pl
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 6, 2014 17:39

[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
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