Toll-free hotline for smokers trying to quit
"We need it because one of the processes of quitting is to have a telephone or toll-free number ... trying to quit can call a hotline operator who can "talk them down" when they crave for a smoke, common in the early months of quitting smoking.
Bus stop smoking ban is a real danger
Naturally, Maureen Moore of the anti-smoking group ASH, is now calling for all shelters to have a ban enforced. What next - a hotline number on the shelter for you to call and report a smoker? Probably. But wait a minute Ms Moore - it's a bus stop!
What it takes to quit smoking
(MarketWatch) -- One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit ... in a smoking-cessation program sponsored by your insurer or workplace or calling your state quitline (all are accessible through one national number, 1-800-QUITNOW).
Is It Cheaper to Smoke or to Quit?
Recently, a new argument in favor of smoking has caught a lot of experts by surprise: Some smokers now believe that it is cheaper to continue to smoke than to pay for stop-smoking aids ... What's more, these numbers don't even take into account the ...
Calls Double To Quit-Smoking Hotline After Anti-Cigarette Ads Debut
ATLANTA — More than twice as many people called a toll-free number to help them quit smoking a week after the launch of a $54 million ad campaign that shows graphic images of diseased smokers, federal health officials said Friday. Calls to 1-800-QUIT-NOW ...