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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Think you've heard of every way possible to quit smoking? Etta Mae Lopez came up with a new one: slap a cop so you'll go to jail, where smoking isn't allowed. Lopez smacked Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Matt Campoy...
Tags: Health Treatments, Punishment, Trials, Prisons
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has the nation's seventh-highest percentage of smokers, with more than a quarter of the state's population smoking, but more than half of those people tried to quit in 2011, according to a study. "Most people...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- The day Regina West, 53, had her last cigarette last month, her 3-year-old granddaughter picked out a new dress for her at Good Will as a way to say congratulations. The South Bend woman had her first cigarette at 18, and is now about 45...
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- If you're a smoker and you've been waiting for the right time to quit -- today might be a good day. Thursday is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout -- which encourages people who smoke to make a promise to stop. ...
ATLANTA (AP) — In a graphic new ad campaign announced Thursday, the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with the sometimes-gruesome stories of people damaged by tobacco products. The new effort confronts a hard truth: Despite...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three ex-smokers from Elkhart, Indianapolis and Markelville have collected a total of $5,000 in cash prizes from the state of Indiana for kicking the habit. The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that Jeanetta...
Tags: Awards and Prizes
ATLANTA (AP) — Graphic new cigarette warning labels may already be having the desired effect: Calls to a national smoker's quit line more than doubled the day they hit the media. The warning labels won't appear on cigarettes until next year, but...
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says the president has quit smoking. The first lady says her husband hasn't smoked in almost a year. She said it's a personal challenge for him and she's very proud. Michelle Obama made the comments in...
Tags: Washington, DC, White House, Health Treatments, Politics, Health
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