Statewide Smoking Cessation Awareness Week

A Tennessee Smoking Cessation Awareness CampaignQuitting time in TN logo

What:    A week-long kick-off campaign to promote the importance of and resources for quitting smoking in Tennessee. This is a campaign for action – why should I stop smoking, why do I care about others quitting, and where do I get help?  1-800-QUIT-NOW

Why:    Tennessee’s smoking rate is 24.3% which is higher than the national rate of 18%. The Healthy People 2020 goal is to reduce the national smoking rate to 12%.

Where:    Geographic focus – The state of Tennessee

Who:    Various state-level, community, business, municipal, public health, advocacy and health care stakeholders

When:    The week of February 22nd, 2016

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