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The Great American Smokeout is this Thursday, Nov. 21st. If you have not quit yet, Thursday is a great reminder that you have smoked for too long. Go to the American Cancer Society's website for some great information on how to quit. You can also visit The Gus Library for our collection of quitting information.
If you have any questions about quitting smoking, can get some answers from some real experts at the American Cancer Society.
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Have a question about how to quit smoking? Want to know how lawmakers can help in the fight against tobacco use? Sharecare & the American Cancer Society team up to host a Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat. On Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Thurs. Nov 21, ask your question on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #quitforgood. Go online Thurs, Nov 21, 11 am to 4 pm EST to see the answers roll in from the American Cancer Society and other experts!
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