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Eleven quit smoking through classes

more classes planned

February 28, 2008

It's hard to quit any habit but for 11 individuals of the Stop Smoking for Life program, they were able to succeed.

The program had a 58 percent success rate, according to officials

For the individuals who were able to quit smoking, the Washington County Health Department will help them maintain their commitment by providing continued support for the next two years and keep them motivated about living a smoke-free life, officials said.

If you are someone who smokes but are ready to quit, consider taking the next session of the Stop Smoking for Life classes, which will begin Monday at the Washington County Health Department, 1302 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

Two class times will be available for you to choose, 11 a.m. to noon or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Interested individuals can call 240-420-1796 for information or to register.

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In addition, Stop Smoking for Life classes will be held at Bethel Gardens with Lenzlea Mosby, beginning Monday. His class will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Interested individuals can call 240-420-1796 or 301-733-6269 to register.

If you are ready to kick the habit, be encouraged, you don't have to do it alone. Mark your calendars to attend one of these classes.

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