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Indiana Tobacco Quitline celebrates 10th anniversary

Tweet The Indiana Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) is celebrating its 10th anniversary of helping Hoosiers overcome their addictions this month. There are approximately 28,418 smokers in Elkhart County, and each year, six in 10 adult smokers make at least one quit attempt in a year, said a press release. The Indiana Tobacco Quitline aims to support them in their decision to quit. Tobacco Control of Elkhart County’s local prevention and cessati ... Jump to full article >>

Minnesota group finds flavored cigs among youth-aimed tobacco marketing tactics

Tweet Seeking to cut Minnesota’s smoking rate further, ClearWay Minnesota released an “Unfiltered” report Wednesday to expose the tobacco industry’s latest strategies for attracting and retaining customers. Even as they spend millions on youth prevention and quit-smoking campaigns, the tobacco companies find new ways to entice young people, said David Willoughby, chief executive officer of ClearWay, which was created throu ... Jump to full article >>