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Terrie Hall: before and after

Farewell to Terrie Hall, famous anti-smoking activist

Terrie Hall started smoking when she was 13. By the time she was 17, she was a pretty cheerleader with a serious tobacco habit. When she was 40, the effects of that habit caught up with her, when her dentist discovered a suspicious tumor that turned out to be oral cancer. Not long after, she […]

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Kick Butts Day 2013

#tobaccotargetsme – A Kick Butts Day Game Changer

Teens Have Choices invites you to participate in Kick Butts Day 2013 on March 20.  Join the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: For decades, Big Tobacco has marketed its deadly and addictive products to young people like you. Thanks to a 2009 law passed by Congress, the Food and Drug Administration has restricted some forms of […]

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Great American Smokeout - Washington County

You Can Quit for Good During the Great American Smokeout

Today is the 37th Great American Smokeout, a day when smokers can challenge themselves to give up tobacco for one day in hopes of quitting  for good. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing cancer risk. […]

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Take the Great American Smokeout Challenge

Today is the 36th annual  Great American Smokeout, a day when smokers can challenge themselves to go without tobacco for a day or even make a plan to quit altogether and forever. This could be that all important first step by smokers towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing cancer risk. […]

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