Today is the Great American Smokeout

(Undated) – The Crawford County Health Department is joining the American Cancer Society and encouraging smokers to quit. Today is the “Great American Smokeout.” The third Thursday of November serves as a chance to promote taking the first step toward quitting smoking by going one day without a cigarette. Smoking causes an estimated four-hundred and eighty-thousand deaths each year, making it the single largest preventable cause of death in the world. For more information and resources on how to quit, follow the links with this story at