Quit Smoking Cold Turkey
Great American Smoke Out
Elmira (WENY)-- Dozens of smokers quit cold turkey this morning, to get a free Thanksgiving bird. 30 turkeys were gone in less than 30 minutes.
They went to people who turned in their cigarettes for the Great American Smoke Out in downtown Elmira. Smokers who turned in at least half a pack and promised to quit for at least a day got a turkey, until they were gone.
Prevention Educator for Trinity of Chemung County said "we had somebody come up this year and come by and give us support and say that they had quit smoking and that they don't smoke anymore. It's really nice to hear those kinds of stories".
This is the third yeard Trinity of Chemung sponsored a Great American Smoke Out event.