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HOPE Coalition to Host Great American Smokeout at Worcester Common

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

 

The HOPE Coalition (Healthy Options for Prevention and Education) will hold an event for the Great American Smokeout on November 20 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Worcester Common.

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout annually on the third Thursday in November.

Smokers across America are encouraged to give up smoking or make a plan to quit on this day. 

HOPE Coalition 

HOPE Coalition (Healthy Options for Prevention and Education) is a youth-adult partnership coalition created to reduce youth violence, substance use and promote adolescent mental health in the City of Worcester. HOPE is also a chapter of The 84, the Massachusetts youth movement working to fight big tobacco.

The 84 is a program of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, developed and managed in partnership with Health Resources in Action.

For more information on the work being done to combat Big Tobacco around the State visit here and here.

For more information on the Great American Smokeout visit here.

 

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