Miramichi Announces Biggest Quitter Challenge

Miramichi's Biggest Quitter Challenge runs June 2 -6, 2014.

Miramichi’s Biggest Quitter Challenge runs June 2 -6, 2014.

During June 2-6, 2014, Miramichi will roll out its Biggest Quitter Challenge. The aim of the challenge is to help individuals stop smoking one week at a time. It involves a commitment to:

  1. Quit smoking,
  2. Reduce tobacco use,
  3. Continue to live smoke free,
  4. Maintain a smoke free home, garage and environment,
  5. Make your surroundings safer for your family and friends.

How it works: During June 2-6, you will call 623-3571 to make your commitment to stop smoking. At the end of the week you will be required to take a carbon monoxide test at the HOPE House, 55 Pleasant Street, Newcastle.

Come and join us as we help you fight your poison. A series of radio announcements will be aired on 99.3 The River and 95.9 Sun FM followed by trivia questions and fun facts where you can win prizes. Radio announcement will include information on:

  • Second and third hand smoke,
  • Reasons to quit smoking,
  • Withdrawal symptoms,
  • Weight gain,
  • What’s your poison?

There are many benefits to be gained from a life free of smoking:

  • Better health
  • Better life expectancy
  • Saving money
  • Better quality of life
  • More energy
  • Beautiful pink lungs
  • Reduced coughing

For more details call 623-3571 or email

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