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About STOP Quit Smoking Today! You CAN Stop Smoking!
Tobacco related statistics for Indiana residents are alarming:
  • Indiana ranks 6th highest in smoking in US
  • Tobacco kill approximately 10,000 Hoosiers every year.
  • 27 Hoosiers die every day from tobacco-related illnesses.
  • Over 40% of 12th graders currently smoke.
  • 57% of infants born in Indiana went home to smoke-filled environments.
  • Smoking costs every man, woman, and child in Indiana $548 per year for health-related costs.
  • 15.1% of pregnant women in St. Joseph County smoke cigarettes (Indiana ranks 12th highest in infant mortality).
Program:

Residents notice an increased amount of advertisement and publicity to increase awareness regarding local tobacco activities and deceptive tobacco industry practices.

The program has four essential components:
  • Building Strong Communities Based Partnerships, including Diverse Partnerships
  • Protecting Hoosiers from Environment Tobacco Smoke
  • Reduce Youth Initiation to Tobacco
  • Promoting and Using Cessation Resources
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