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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49

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

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

BODY WORLDS: PULSE Partners with the American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network & the New York City Coalition for a Smoke-free City as Marquee Venue for Annual Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Calls on Elected Officials to Increase Funding for New York State Tobacco Control Program
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2013 10:53

[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
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