Today is the 37th Annual Great American Smokeout®. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the annual event challenges smokers to start the quit process by joining thousands of other Americans in quitting for the day. The thought being – if you can quit for a day, you can quit for life.
Across the state the Arizona Smokers Helpline – or ASHLine – is highlighting the success of the free quit coach service. Serving Arizona for nearly 15 years, ASHLine combines the support of a quit coach with nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) such as the patch, gum, lozenge or medication to help improve a tobacco users change of quitting and staying quit. ASHLine boasts a 40 percent quit rate which is among the leaders of quitlines nationally.  Contact ASHLine online or on the phone at 1-800-55-66-222.