2024 Success Stories

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We have additional Success Stories from previous years at our Online News Room Archive.

Participant ages and years smoke-free below were as of January 2, 2024.

CAPITAL REGION

Tim D., 35, of Watervliet, quit smoking four years ago.

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CENTRAL NEW YORK

Charlotte P., 30, of Syracuse, quit vaping nine months ago.

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FINGER LAKES REGION

Mary B., 60, of Spencerport, quit smoking in early 2020 and avoided adverse COVID-19 outcomes.

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HUDSON VALLEY REGION

Christine K., 71, of Mohegan Lake, quit smoking 20 years ago.

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LONG ISLAND

Leann W., 52, of Middle Island, quit smoking in fall of 2022 after an emergency hospital visit.

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MANHATTAN

Crystal G., 63, of Manhattan quit menthol cigarettes 18 months ago to improve a surgery healing process.

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NORTH COUNTRY

Dylan C., 28, of Rouses Point, quit vaping two years ago to set a good example for his daughter, Scarlett.

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QUEENS

Marc S., 66, of Rego Park, quit smoking in July 2023 to prepare for total hip replacement surgery.

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THE BRONX

Marleny P., 37, of the Bronx, quit smoking in early 2022.

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WESTERN NEW YORK

Herman L., 77, of Buffalo, quit menthol cigarettes with assistance from the Learn2QuitNY texting program.  

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