Latest Quitline Stories

2011-06-13 12:34:02

Proactive telephone counseling helps smokers quit regardless of how they are recruited to a telephone quitline.

2011-05-02 11:40:00

Collection of Manuscripts Dedicated Solely to Addressing Tobacco Control for Diverse Populations WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research published today as a special issue in the American Journal of Health Promotion shows that population-based approaches to smoking cessation - mass media campaigns and smoking quitlines - can positively impact quitting behaviors among racial/ethnic minority and low socioeconomic status (SES) smokers, with varying effects across these...

2011-03-29 15:08:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Department of Health and Tobacco Free Florida officially announce the third annual Tobacco Free Florida Week (TFFW), March 28-April 2.

2011-02-14 12:30:00

Florida voters passed Constitutional Amendment to create popular program TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb.

2011-02-11 12:00:00

'Quit for Love' Campaign Encourages Smokers to Put Loved Ones First HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health will offer free nicotine replacement therapy, or NRT, kits starting on Valentine's Day, Feb.

2011-01-20 04:00:00

American Lung Association Releases 2010 State of Tobacco Control Report WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-12-15 09:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, millions of Floridians attempt to quit smoking.

2010-11-17 13:23:00

Quit Resources, Tips Available at DeterminedToQuit.com HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health offers support to help Pennsylvania smokers give up tobacco during the 35(th) annual Great American Smokeout on Nov.

2010-11-17 12:30:00

New study shows every state dollar spent on tobacco prevention saved five dollars in health care costs OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov.

2010-11-17 09:00:00

Campaign will highlight nation's deadliest form of cancer TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco Free Florida is re-launching its campaign in the month of November to coincide with Lung Cancer Awareness Month and to highlight the impact of lung cancer on society.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.