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[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

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

It's the Great American Smokeout: 7 things to do instead of smoking

The latest studies say yes; a study out this week showed that smokers aged 65 and older who used to smoke 3.2 packs a day and kicked the habit, were able to lower their risk of heart disease to that of a non-smoker in an average of eight years. That shoul
TIME Magazine
added Nov 22, 2013 03:37

Great American Smokeout

This year, we’re celebrating quitters and their supporters with a series of fun characters designed for social sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ve also got lots of other resources and information to help you quit for good.
American Cancer Society
added Nov 22, 2013 03:36

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Despite campaign, too many people continue to smoke

We like Phillips' approach to kicking the habit. Smokers or those considering smoking may not readily understand the physical pain caused by the deadly habit, but the pain of parting with another dollar just may bring that message home.
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 21, 2013 14:20

Flash mob among Great American Smokeout events at University of Alabama

The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46

University of Alabama students raise awareness about secondhand smoke dangers with flash mob

Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44

[Massachusetts] UMass Lowell students want campus tobacco ban

During the Great American Smokeout on campus tomorrow, students are planning informational events and cessation and counseling programs, which will continue throughout November, which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Nov 20, 2013 12:27
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