Published November 2012
CELEBRATE THE 37TH ANNUAL GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
BY PLANNING OR ENCOURAGING OTHERS TO QUIT
This Thursday, November 16, marks the American Cancer Society’s 37th Great American Smokeout. The annual event raises awareness around the harms of tobacco use and encourages users to quit, for at least one day, with the hope that they will plan to quit for good. Quitting smoking improves your health, no matter how long you have smoked.
Quitting tobacco can be hard, but there are ways to make it easier. If you’re thinking about quitting, here are some ways to plan:
Quitting tobacco, at any age, immediately benefits one’s health. To learn more about quitting and for free counseling support, call the Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
Greater Boston Tobacco-Free Community Partnership
About the Greater Boston Tobacco-Free Community Partnership
Funded by the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program, the Greater Boston Tobacco-Free Community Partnership serves as a resource for local coalitions, health and human service agencies, municipalities, and workplaces on tobacco intervention and policy efforts.
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