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American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout

Many people will consider quitting tobacco for good this Thursday

November 14, 2010
Messenger News

Are you thinking about quitting smoking but not sure you're ready to take the plunge? Maybe the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is for you. It's an opportunity to join with literally millions of other smokers in saying "no thanks" to cigarettes for 24 hours. Studies have shown that tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S. One-third of cancer deaths could be prevented if people avoided tobacco products. Smokers who quit can add up to eight years (and up to eight more birthdays) onto their lives.



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