Great American Smokeout

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North Carolina may be known for its tobacco, but across the state and the country Thursday, health officials across eastern Carolina and the country were asking people to stamp out tobacco use.

"National Smokeout Day" is a federal initiative to get people that ordinarily use tobacco to quit for one day. This in hopes that they'll eventually quit.

Health officials in Craven County set up shop in the Twin Rivers Mall. They had information to help people quit.

The health department also was giving away cold turkey sandwiches for anyone who traded in their tobacco products.




 
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