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Great American Smokeout is Thursday

The Nevada State Health Division reminds all that the American Cancer Society 37th Great American Smokeout www.cancer.org/Healthy/StayAwayfromTobacco/GreatAmericanSmokeout/history-of-the-great-american-smokeout is on Thursday.

Smokers are encouraged to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. 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.

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet about 43.8 million Americans still smoke cigarettes - Nearly 1 in every …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 13, 2012 06:51PM Published Nov 13, 2012 06:50PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.