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Campus observes Smokeout

November 18, 2009 12:00AM

Pittsburg State University will observe the annual Great American Smokeout with a presentation and educational materials on Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Overman Student Center.

J.T. Knoll, campus prevention and wellness coordinator, will present "It's not the smoker. . .It's the smoke: Health facts about secondhand smoke and community options for change," at 10 a.m. in the Governor's Room. Throughout the day, an information and resource table in the main level lounge of the Student Center will feature a stop-smoking display, educational information and phone and internet resource help for persons wishing to quit smoking.

The event is sponsored by Gorillas In Your Midst -- Peer Health Education and Student Prevention and Wellness.

For information, contact Knoll at 620-235-4062.

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