Each year, more than 1,100 Utah adults die as a result of their own smoking. The Utah Tobacco Quit Line (UTQL) and Subway want to remind Utahns of the importance of quitting and the Great American Smokeout is a great time to do it.
As part of the Great American Smokeout, UTQL and Subway are once again teaming up to encourage Utahns to give up tobacco. Anyone who calls the Utah Tobacco Quit Line (1.800.QUIT.NOW ) between November 14 and 25 will receive a free smoking cessation kit with a card good for a free 6-inch sub at any Subway restaurant in Utah. The call is free and confidential.
To get a head start on the Great American Smokeout, several locations across the Salt Lake Valley will be hosting a drive-thru event, at which people can pick up free quit kits.
When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 – 4p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where:Salt Lake County Government Center (2001 So. State Street)—This location will be offering free quit kits and free six-inch subs to those who pledge to quit smoking.
The following locations will be offering free quit kits (the first 40 kits at each location will have Subway cards good for a six-inch sub):
Magna Recreation Center (3270 South 8400 West in Magna)
Pride Center (361 North 300 West in Salt Lake City)
Salt Lake County Archives (4535 South 5600 West in Salt Lake City)
For information on quitting, call the Utah Tobacco Quit Line at 1.800.QUIT.NOW or visit Utah Quit Net at: http://www.utah.quitnet.com/qnhomepage.aspx
To locate a Subway location near you, visit: http://www.subway.com