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Posted by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 11:39 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 11/18/2014 11:39 AM
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Great American Smokeout Coming November 20, 2014

San Andreas, CA...In recognition of National Rural Health Day and the Great American Smoke out on Thursday, November 20th, Calaveras County Public Health Services encourages smokers to put their health first and commit to quitting tobacco for good. Rural areas in California have high rates of tobacco use. The adult smoking rate for Calaveras County was recently estimated at 18.2%, compared to the state rate of 13.8%. In 2012, the smoking rate for youth in grades 9-12 in Calaveras County was 10%. Nearly 9 out of 10 adult smokers start smoking by age 18...




Recent products such as electronic cigarettes pose new challenges in helping people quit tobacco. All major tobacco companies now make e-cigarettes, which are not approved by the U.S. FDA to help people quit tobacco use. “You may know someone who has stopped using tobacco and made the switch to e-cigarettes, but switching isn’t quitting,” according to Dr. Dean Kelaita, Calaveras County Health Officer.

Electronic cigarettes have already hit store shelves in Calaveras County. A 2013 survey showed more than 43% of local stores sell e-cigarettes.

“E-cigarettes promote nicotine to a new generation, which for many can turn into a deadly addiction,” Dr. Kelaita added. Nicotine, one of the main ingredients in e-cigarettes and tobacco products, is a poison and a highly addictive drug.

“It’s never too late to quit tobacco - but the sooner the better,” Dr. Kelaita advised. “People often make several attempts at quitting before they are able to quit for good. The good news is, once you quit, your body starts to recover quickly,” stated Dr. Kelaita.

There are resources to help smokers quit. The California Smokers’ Helpline at 1-800-NO BUTTS is a free, effective resource available to all Californians wanting to quit any and all tobacco products. For a limited time, Medi-Cal members can receive free nicotine patches and a gift card bonus by calling the state helpline.

Locally, a new teen tobacco “quit kit” has been designed to encourage young tobacco users to quit. The quit kit is the first of its kind in the county for teens, developed by students from Calaveras River Academy in partnership with the Calaveras County Office of Education and Calaveras County Public Health Services. Kits are available at local high schools and the County Office of Education. No-cost quit kits for both teens and adults are also available from the Calaveras Tobacco Prevention Program by calling 754-6460.



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Smoke out
Posted on: 2014-11-18 17:56:08   By: Anonymous
 
Hey dude, does the narly smoke out include Marijuana? We all know that a little weed is ok compared to those terrible Cigs. So what gives dude?

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    Re: Smoke out
    Posted on: 2014-11-18 18:54:40   By: Anonymous
     
    Go talk to Hank. He will set you straight.
    ..... oh wait, I forgot, he's dead. Dead from Dope. Lung cancer and heart failure.....

    Stop putting poisions into your lungs. The sooner you stop, the less likely
    you will die an unatural death.

    Respect the body that the Lord loaned you! You will not be issued another.

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Stop as soon as you can
Posted on: 2014-11-18 18:03:23   By: Anonymous
 
Everything my husband dealt with at the end of his life was directly related to smoking. He started at a very young age. I married him knowing he was a smoker so it was up to him to stop or not. He attempted to stop but the grip of big tobacco won. I believe in free will. I just wish he could have kicked it to prevent his miserable final months. If one person stops after this event.....WAY TO GO!

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    Re: Stop as soon as you can
    Posted on: 2014-11-18 19:52:31   By: Anonymous
     
    Big deal. My dad fought in WW1 (yup the war to end all wars)
    was wounded two (2) times, gassed once. Came to America via
    Ellis Island. The old man smoked at least two (2) packs of unfiltered Chesterfield's every day. He died when he was eighty-eight (88). That being said the old man told the three (3) of his sons that smoking was the worse addiction known and promised each of us either a gold watch or a $100 dollar bill if we did not drink or smoke until we were 21. Yes we capitalists
    all took the $100 and confessed to the old man that although we had sampled both we did not become continual users.
    Wish we had more dad's like mine.
    Sincerely
    Les Martin (aka skidmark to the libs)


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      Re: Stop as soon as you can
      Posted on: 2014-11-18 19:57:34   By: Anonymous
       
      That's a wonderful story *bleep*stain. But to say "Big Deal" to someone saying this addiction killed her husband too soon is kind of a "big deal." Hopefully, you pawned that gold watch so you can pay someone to listen to your stories.

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