Success Stories

Alberta Faye – Maumelle

Alberta Faye took the first step toward a healthier lifestyle in 2008 when she decided to stop smoking and start running. She called the Arkansas Tobacco Quitline and embarked on her cessation journey. One “quitter’s” step in the right direction turned into thousands and as a result of her commitment […]

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Chris Broadway – Forrest City

I had tried to quit smoking several times. It never seemed to work. I got stressed and just fell back on it. I remember seeing a TV spot about the Quitline, but I didn’t call until my daughter brought a Stamp Out Smoking pamphlet home from school. She always stayed […]

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Dustin Canady – Conway

I started smoking at 16, just something I did. I started to realize that it was harder to be physically active as a smoker. And, smoking was expensive. Then I heard about the Quitline on the radio. The counseling was very helpful; they talked to me about my reasons and […]

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Kevin Goggans – Altheimer

I had tried to quit smoking before – cold turkey – but it only lasted a month or so.  When cigarette taxes went up, I thought I could save that money for something else.  I called the Quitline because I knew it had a good success rate helping people to […]

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Dovie Wolf – Hughes

I was only 16 when I started smoking.  When my father got sick with heart problems I thought, “That’s going to happen to me.”  One day driving down I-40, I heard a radio spot, and I called the Quitline from my cell phone right then.  They were very patient and […]

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Dovie Wolf – Hughes

I grew up on a farm, around guys, and I chewed tobacco.  I can’t really remember when I started.  Around five years old, I think.  Chewing was just a way of life, even for a woman.  Eventually, I needed a lot of dental work from all the damage the spit […]

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