Annual event encourages tobacco users to stop for a day

Modesto Morganelli
Novembre 14, 2017

Quitting for just one day is an important step toward a healthier you, especially if that one day can lead to many more.

The American Cancer Society is marking the 38th Great American Smokeout on November 16th by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit.

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet about 43.8 million Americans still smoke cigarettes - almost 1 in every 5 adults. Through that program, people can get free nicotine replacement medication, individual coaching and informational materials.

About 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world.

Over 16,000 people die each year but 21 percent of MI adults and 12 percent of MI youth still smoke cigarettes.

Quitting smoking has immediate and long-term benefits at any age.

Now, it's your turn to reduce tobacco-related health hazards by quitting the use of tobacco and electronic cigarettes during the Great American Smokeout®.

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