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 ...
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!
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 ...
Tobacco hotline going strong
#include virtual="/html/macros/1999/news.top.html" start-take #hide#show http_user_agent="Lynx"#show Tobacco hotline going ... ="Lynx"#show Quitting smoking has now become as easy as dialing a telephone number. A Tobacco Quit Line, started by the ...
Getting paid to quit may work for some smokers
The program's short lifespan gave the researchers the opportunity to see what impact - if any - it had on the number of people calling the cessation hotline and enrolling ... who enrolled in the smoking cessation program actually quit smoking successfully ...