Tips From Former Smokers

The Center for Disease Control is on Pinterest! Follow their board’s that focus on advice from those whose lives have been affected by their own smoking.

http://pinterest.com/cdcgov/tips-from-former-smokers/

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Just a quick reminder to post your photos of tobacco marketing on Instagram for Kick Butts Day!

Here’s the deets: Are you on Instagram? Well this year for Kick Butts Day, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is asking YOU to take photos whenever you see tobacco marketing and post it to Instagram using the hashtag #tobaccotargetsme. Spark a discussion about the way Big Tobacco still markets to kids and upload your photo on March 20th! http://www.kickbuttsday.org/updates/detail/2013_03_01_instagram

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Walk the Walk: AZ Oral Cancer Walk that is!

Arizona Oral Cancer 5k Walk

Saturday, April 6, 2013 | 8:30am Registration
Eldorado Park
The purpose of this event is to increase awareness of oral cancer, celebrate survivorship, promote the importance of early detection & prevention, remember lose ones, and take part in a free oral cancer screening.

Walk Because…

•You will make a difference in the lives of thousands of people battling cancer
•Funds raised go towards cancer research, promoting public awareness, and reaching underserved populations
•It’s fun and educational
Distance: 5k Walk & Run
Pets & Strollers Welcome!

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Smoke Free Living

Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition is a group of community advocates working together to ensure that all people living in Arizona have access to smoke-free living.

Their mission is to empower Arizona communities to live smoke-free. Check out their recently launched website for resources on how to start the conversation with your apartment managers!

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Hidden Cigarette Addiction

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Also, congratulations to Arizona State University for their student-led policy initiative of making the campus tobacco-free in August 2013!  For more information, please visit their website at asu.edu/tobaccofree.

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If you want to pledge to quit smoking or pledge not to smoke, stop by the IGNITE table at your college on 11/15!

Happy Halloween!!!

Posted: October 31, 2012 in Uncategorized

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Tell your friends you are quitting to hold yourself more accountable, hang out with your nonsmoking friends, ask your friends who smoke not to smoke around you, and ask them to be patient with you while you go through withdrawals. Friends can be a great support!

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