The American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout takes place today. The event has a goal to get people to set aside a day to help smokers quit smoking or using tobacco products for at least one day. The hope is that they will quit for good.
Several public health departments promote the program and offer recommendations to those tobacco-users tryign to kick the habit.
The Illinois Tobacco Quitline number is 1-866-QUIT-YES or 1-866-784-8937.