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Alabama's largest employer to stop hiring smokers, dippers and chewers

Starting July 1, 2013, all new hires at the University of Alabama Medical Center must be tobacco-free. The new policy announced Wednesday makes UAB the latest medical facility across the country on record refusing to hire tobacco users.
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:34
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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[Mid-east] Stennis supports the Smokeout

Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15 in support of Tobacco Prevention and Cessation month.
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:53
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[New Jersey] Cherry Hill Officials Tout Tobacco Ban's Benefits

A week after taking the first steps toward a ban on using any tobacco products on public property in Cherry Hill, township officials used the 37th annual Great American Smokeout to highlight the plan to get residents to butt out.
Patch.org
added Nov 17, 2012 19:19
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[West Virginia] Cancer advocates call for tobacco legislation

MARTINSBURG - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, recently marked the Great American Smokeout by calling on local lawmakers, city council, the mayor, the governor and all legislative r
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Nov 17, 2012 18:57
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[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions

A grassroots group at Berkshire Community College is advocating to expand smoking restrictions on campus. A proposal is being developed, but a recommendation isn't expected to go before the board of trustees until August 2013, according to Deborah Cote,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:54
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Great American Smokeout 2012: It’s Your Day

Do you consider yourself one of the nearly 70% of tobacco users who want to quit?1 If so, FDA invites you to join the American Cancer Society’s 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 16, 2012 17:21
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Great American Smokeout Celebration: Get A Free Electronic Cigarette From E Cigarette Hub And Quit Smoking

PR Web
added Nov 16, 2012 14:52
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Great American Smokeout Is Thursday

Anti-smoking advocates want to jump-start stalled momentum for quitting
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2012 22:16
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Plan to Become an Ex-Smoker for Good

Challenging, yes, but by no means impossible. On the Web you can download a “Guide to Quitting Smoking,” with detailed descriptions of all the tools and tips to help you become an ex-smoker once and for all. Or consult the new book by Dr. Richard Brunsw
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 15, 2012 21:23
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