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[Tennessee] Tenn. smokers who want to participate in Smokeout can get free help from state's QuitLine

According to a news release from the state Health Department, 23 percent of Tennesseans report smoking regularly or occasionally. Smoking is a significant public health issue, contributing to life-threatening problems including cancer and heart disease.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2012 05:21
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[California] Smokers to get lung screenings, "quit kits"

Contra Costa Health Services is gearing up to convince smokers to stub out their cigarettes for good next week during the American Cancer Society's 37th Annual "Great American Smokeout." Health Services will offer smokers "Quit Kits" at locations through
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2012 03:08
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[New York] Tobacco-free life

Great American Smokeout goes online to help smokers quit
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 10, 2012 12:52
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[New York] Annual 'Great American Smokeout' is Nov. 15

Finger Lakes, N.Y. — Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Great American Smokeout draws attention to the deaths and chronic diseases caused by smoking.
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Nov 9, 2012 18:31
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Great American Smokeout - November 15, 2012

In 2010, nearly two out of three adult smokers wanted to quit smoking, and approximately half had made a quit attempt for >1 day in the preceding year (2). However, in 2011, an estimated 19.0% (43.8 million) of U.S. adults still smoke (3).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:07
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Find stories in the smoking economy ahead of the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov. 15 and it’s an opportunity for you to check out the various ways smoking and related activities ripple throughout your area’s economy.
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
added Nov 8, 2012 13:02
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[Wisconsin] Great American Smokeout is a great day to call it quits

That’s the message local health advocates are spreading as they prepare for the 37th annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:35
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[California] Bake sale planned in Chico during Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society volunteers will have more information about the Great American Smokeout and how to quit smoking 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the The Shop, a thrift store operated by the American Cancer Society at its new location, 982 East Ave.
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Nov 7, 2012 10:30
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[California] Smoking to be Stopped on Library Walk

Don’t be fooled by the lofty title, the annual Great American Smokeout doesn’t ask much of its participants. All you have to do is be a smoker and quit for one day. If you’re feeling virtuous, you can donate the money you would have spent on cigarettes t
The UCSD Guardian
added Oct 28, 2012 16:51
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[Virginia] Great American Smokeout Nov. 15

The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15. Health officials say tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 19, 2012 02:53
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