Great American Smokeout - November
Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is celebrated in the United States annually on the third Thursday of November each year. Be honest, do you smoke? Everyone knows that this is a bad habit, but the number of people having it is growing every day. Moreover, according to statistics, about 500 smokers die in America every year. The holiday calls right now to throw away tobacco products and breathe with full lungs!


Despite tightening laws, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and increasing the price of cigarettes, people continue to inhale smoke. And this applies not only to cigarettes, but also to hookahs, electronic products, devices that heat tobacco. It is noteworthy that the cost of treatment is 300 billion dollars a year. The question is simple: is the habit worth the terrible consequences?

The date has a single purpose: to inform the population about the harm. If at least one person refuses smoking, then the activists will celebrate. It would be great if the number of people who switched to the light side would be in the thousands! There is still a lot of serious work ahead to achieve such results.

People start smoking for various reasons: stress, social support, image, self-indulgence. Quitting this business is much more difficult, sometimes step-by-step advice is required. The Great American Smokeout resource provides information that anyone who wants to start fighting with himself will need.

Interesting facts

It is important to know:

  • the cigarette contains not only tobacco, but also glue, saltpeter, acetone;
  • nitrosamine in the composition can cause cancer;
  • more than 1 million tobacco products are bought on the planet in 10 minute;
  • 15 billion cigarettes are smoked in 1 day worldwide;
  • every 5 inhabitants die from smoking;
  • smokers are more prone to heart attacks than others.

How to celebrate

Try to quit smoking today. Test your willpower, challenge your inner self. Talk openly with people who smoke about the dangers of the habit, discuss the topic on social networks. Watch documentaries, terrifying pictures on the Internet. Seek help from a specialist.

When is Great American Smokeout celebrated in 2022?

Great American Smokeout is observed on the third Thursday of November each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday November 17 2022
Thursday November 16 2023
Thursday November 21 2024
Thursday November 20 2025
Thursday November 19 2026