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The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16

The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for everyone to commit to healthy, tobacco-free lives – not just for a day, but year around.

  • Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States.
  • About half of all Americans who keep smoking will die because of the habit.
  • Each year more than 480,000 people in the United States die from illnesses related to tobacco use.
  • This means smoking causes about 1 out of 5 deaths in the US annually.
  • Yet, 40 million American adults still smoke.
  • The most important thing smokers can do to improve their health is to quit cigarettes and other forms of combustible tobacco.

Pick up a Quit Kit for yourself or a loved one who wishes to quit smoking. Stop by our info tables in the Kaplan Hall Grand Street Lobby and the 1st floor lobby in the Rowley Center for Engineering.

Event date, time and location.

Marianne Sciucco
Wellness Center
11/9/2017