Reporter: Shannon Samson
New Media Producer: Kerry Corum
The Great American Smokeout gave about a dozen people incentive to go to St. Mary's Smoking Cessation Symposium Thursday.
And if you are trying to get through the end of the day without a cigarette, it's recommended you spend as much time as possible in places where smoking is prohibited.
Drink lots of water and fruit juices, but avoid beverages like alcohol and coffee, that are associated with smoking.