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Healthy Community Coalition

By helping people quit smoking and by protecting children and adults
from the dangers of secondhand smoke, we can all improve the
quality of life for people in the Winston-Salem area.






Smoke Free Forsyth is an effort of the Forsyth County Healthy Community Coalition.



Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

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If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking – good for you ! Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and in North Carolina. Resolve to make January 2014 your time to quit.

Find out how you can get the extra help you need to quit smoking.


TRU_logoForsyth County TRU Youth Advisory Council presents local Winston Salem Starbucks with Thank you cards and a TRU gift bag in recognition for the new outdoor smoking ban.

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TRU_logoThe Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General
After 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, smoking remains the single largest cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.

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c-cigElectronic Cigarettes – What Are They and How They Work
Health officials are concerned about the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes. Learn more about this complex issue and the health impact of these new “vapor” cigarettes.

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