November 20 celebrates Great American Smokeout

In 2011, approximately 1.5 million (21%) adult Georgians smoked cigarettes and about 315,000 (4%) adults in Georgia used smokeless tobacco.  Furthermore, approximately 10,000 Georgia adults ages 35 and older die every year from tobacco related illnesses.  Nevertheless, approximately 62% (940,000) of current adult smokers in Georgia made an attempt to … MORE…