Anti-smoking ads boost calls to quit tobacco hotline
... that feature victims of smoking and their suffering caused by cigarettes have boosted the number of applicants to a quit smoking hotline since the ads were launched nearly two months ago. While about 1,000 people called the ALO 171 quit smoking ...
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 ...
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).
CDC: Ads spark huge increase to quit-smoking hotline
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 ...
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.