Saturday, January 22, 2011

Quit smoking and you may get a Honda: Canadian Cancer Society

According to a recent survey, 20% people in Ontario use tobacco in the form of cigarettes, cigars. The study has been released by the Cancer Society of Canada at the commencement of its Driven to Quit Campaign.

The survey also reveals that 53% of Ontarians would not prefer to date a person who uses tobacco. However, the startling revelation is that around 50% of the smokers have tried to quit but in vain.

CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Ontario Division, Martin Kabat, revealed that the campaign has been successful in making 130,000 people quit tobacco since 2006.

This year also the Society is making its best possible efforts to make more and more people quit tobacco. This time the stake is even higher as the prizes include a new Honda hybrid vehicle, two CAA vacation getaways worth $5000 each and seven MasterCard gift cards worth $2000 each.

These prizes will be given to those people who will abstain from smoking in the month of March.

The people who are willing to take the challenge should get themselves registered by Monday i. e. February 28 which is the last day for taking the entries The people who register in January will get a chance to win a $1,000 MasterCard gift card.


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