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Putting the butts down for The Great American Smokeout

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

It's a known fact that smoking is detrimental towards your health, and that by quitting smoking greatly reduces the chances of getting lung cancer and other smoking related illnesses.

This Thursday, November 20th, is the Great American Smokeout and it the perfect day to quit.

While quitting smoking mat be one of the toughest things to do, there are a number of aides available to help you get rid of those cigarette butts.

Nicotine replacement systems, such as patches and gums, can help ease cravings, and there are also medications available to help with the desire to smoke.

For more information on how you can stop smoking, or for counseling, call Kaiser Permanente's Tobacco-Free Hotline at (808) 643-4622 or The Hawaii State Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

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