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Quit Season

By Noelda Lopez

December 23, 2016

Quit Season  

WHO/WHAT:  In observance of the New Year, Tobacco Free Florida and the Tobacco Free
                       Partnership of Lake County encourage tobacco users to use the start of 2017 to make a quit plan and stay quit.
 
                       Tobacco Free Florida’s Quit Your Way program offers Floridians free and proven-effective resources to help them quit smoking.
 
                       Tobacco users who utilize Tobacco Free Florida’s services are five to 11 times more likely to quit than those who try on their own.                      
                       Over the past 10  years, Tobacco Free Florida has directly helped more than 159,000 Floridians quit tobacco.
 
WHY:              The Tobacco Free Partnership of Lake County and Tobacco Free Florida   educate Floridians on the various ways to quit and support them through
                       the process – when considering resolutions and year-round. For more information about Quit Your Way, please visit
                       www.tobaccofreeflorida.com/quityourway.
 
WHEN:             Now-February
 
CONTACT:        Debbie Walter
                        352-589-6424 option 3
                        Debrah.Walter@flhealth.gov

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