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[California] The Great American Smoke Out

Today is the 37th Annual Great American Smoke Out. Quitting smoking is challenging, but it can be done. The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to make Nov. 15 the day to create a plan to kick the habit.
Lompoc (CA) Record
added Nov 15, 2012 21:17

The Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15 by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking
American Cancer Society
added Nov 15, 2012 19:12
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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 15, 2012 19:11

[Minnesota] Secondhand smoke hazards

Clear Gains, Wisconsin’s Smoke-Free Housing Initiative, lists the following hazards of secondhand smoke: -It is toxic, with more than 7,000 chemical compounds, including recognizable poisons and 40 causes of cancer.
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Nov 15, 2012 18:33

Today is the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society leads the 37th annual Great American Smokeout -- a day for smokers to quit and for those who love them to provide help and support.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 15, 2012 14:08

Study: Older Smokers More Likely to Quit With Patch or Drugs

Today is the American Cancer Society's 37th annual Great American Smokeout and if you're trying to quit, new research says the nicotine patch or prescription drugs work much better than trying it cold turkey.
added Nov 15, 2012 10:08

[Massachusetts] 37th annual Great American Smokeout

Any day is a good day to quit smoking, but Thursday you definitely won't be alone. Thousands of smokers will be willing to butt out. The goal of the smokeout is to quit for at least one day.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Nov 15, 2012 10:01

[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

[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

[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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