|Free ‘Tobacco Quit and Save’ app tracks daily savings|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has developed a free app to help smokers break their addiction to tobacco.
Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Colorado. One in six Coloradans smokes cigarettes, and more than half of smokers say they want to quit. A “pack-a-day” smoker spends nearly $2,000 per year on cigarettes.
“Tobacco use costs Colorado too many lives and too much money,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, department executive director and chief medical officer. “We developed this new app to help Coloradans easily learn about the cost of smoking and find resources to help them quit.”
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