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 ...
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 ...
Butt Busters hotline is smoking
When concerned citizens witness a cigarette being thrown from a vehicle, they can call the Butt Busters’ hotline — 304-252-5488 — where an answering machine prompts them to leave the license plate number ... they decided to quit smoking,” she ...
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 ...
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.