The Great American Smokeout

November 18, 2021

For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. This is an opportunity for people who smoke to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives - not just for a day but year-round. UR Medicine Thompson Health invites you to invest in your long-term health. Stand alongside others across the country who will be taking part in the Great American Smokeout on November 18. Mark your calendar and commit to taking that first, small step. Your future self will thank you.


Giving up smoking is a journey, and it can be hard, but you increase your chances of success with a good plan and support. The American Cancer Society shares steps you can take to quit smoking and help you find quit-smoking programs, resources, and support to increase your chances of quitting successfully. Find more information here.