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Free quit-smoking kits giveaway today

July 27, 2009

GLENDALE — County public health officials will be giving away free nicotine patches and gum today outside Ralph’s Supermarket on Colorado Street to residents in effort to get people to quit smoking.

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Smokers, who attend the free giveaway from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ralph’s Supermarket, 1416 E. Colorado St., will receive a two-week starter kit of nicotine gum or patches.
The county’s Public Health Department, Los Angeles Care Health Plan and the supermarket chain have begun handing out 30,000 free kits since June 15 throughout the region to stop residents from lighting up a cigarette.

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