Campaigns

Monday Campaigns Founder Sid Lerner Receives Honorary Degree from Johns Hopkins University

July 25th, 2019

Lerner’s legendary career changed the way the nation thinks about everything from common household items to public health and the environment.

Tobacco Free Amarillo Launches a Quit and Stay Quit Monday Campaign

July 11th, 2019

The city of Amarillo, Texas is turning to the power of Monday to help encourage their community to quit.

NBC News Recommends Staying Healthy this Summer with the Power of Monday

July 8th, 2019

NBC News BETTER has a winning strategy for staying healthy during the indulgent days of summer: Mondays!

Pima County health officials want to help you quit smoking on a Monday

May 28th, 2019

It’s Monday and Pima county health officials want to help you quit smoking.

CNN Recommends Making a “Monday Resolution” for a Healthy New Year

January 2nd, 2019

Lisa Drayer highlighted the Monday Campaigns in her recent article for CNN

Quit & Stay Quit Monday and NYU Langone Health lead a panel on smoking cessation for the Great American Smokeout

December 10th, 2018

On November 15th, experts from Quit & Stay Quit Monday and NYU Langone Health spoke to an audience of individuals and professionals in attendance at this informative event.

Med India Suggests Quitting Smoking on Monday

January 3rd, 2018

For Best Results, Quit Monday

The American Heart Association Sets New Blood Pressure Guidelines

November 14th, 2017

Let's get moving! 46 Percent of U.S. adults are now considered hypertensive. Don't just sit there, find out what you can do about it.

New Jersey Raises Minimum Smoking Age to 21

November 3rd, 2017

Months after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law in July, it's now in effect.

First FDA Approved Quit Smoking App & Device

October 16th, 2017

Trying to quit? There's an app for that!

It’s Stoptober, Celebrities Share Their Quit Stories

September 25th, 2017

Actress Kym Marsh talks to the The Daily Mail about why she quit.

Running Groups Help Graduates Quit Smoking

September 18th, 2017

Science Daily reports on a study of how running is becoming a growing trend to help people quit smoking.

20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

August 25th, 2017

The study, in Epidemiology, found that a $1 increase in price was linked to a 7 percent reduction in the risk of heavy smoking (10 cigarettes or more a day), and a 35 percent reduction in the average number of cigarettes smoked by heavy smokers.

Oregon Senate Approves Raising Legal Tobacco Age to 21

August 14th, 2017

Oregon is on track to potentially become the third state in the nation to raise its tobacco age minimum to 21 following Thursday's vote by Senate lawmakers.

FDA Aims to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to Get Smokers to Quit

July 31st, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it wants to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive. The unexpected announcement sent shares of tobacco companies plummeting and sparked praise among some public health advocates. If successful, the effort would be the first time the government has tried to get the Americans to quit cigarettes by reaching beyond warning labels or taxes to attacking the actual addictive substance inside.

CT Screening May Help Smokers Quit

July 31st, 2017

A CT lung scan can be just the thing to startle smokers into quitting, according to a trial led by Cardiff University researchers. This flies in the face of a commonly held belief that a negative CT screening lets smokers think that they have a “license to smoke” and instead provides a chance to press for smoking cessation support.

New Jersey Raises Smoking Age to 21

July 25th, 2017

New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19.

Give New Year’s Resolutions a Boost with a “Monday Resolution”

January 4th, 2017

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Use the Power of Monday to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 3rd, 2017

The trick to successful long-term behavioral change is to shorten the time between a possible slip-up and the next temporal landmark. Monday offers the perfect opportunity.

More People Quit Smoking in 2015 Than in Decades

May 27th, 2016

The number of people in the United States who smoke cigarettes declined at a faster rate last year than it has in more than two decades, according to new research.

Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

January 15th, 2016

E-cigarettes are widely marketed as a way to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a large new analysis finds they may actually have the opposite effect.

Genetics May Influence Ability to Quit Smoking

January 1st, 2016

A review of 22 studies — covering more than 9,000 patients — strengthens the case that a “stop smoking gene” exists.

Initiative to Stop Smoking: Quit And Stay Quit Monday

November 25th, 2014

Morgan Johnson, MPH talks to CBS New Orleans about the quit smoking initiative.

Quitters Relapse After Great American Smokeout

November 10th, 2014

The average quit attempt lasts just eight days and only five percent of smokers will manage to quit in a given year. The good news is there is a growing pool of evidence that shows a weekly approach may provide a formula for increased success.

Everyone’s a Health Nut on Monday

April 17th, 2014

Research has shown that more people start diet and exercise regimes, quit smoking, and make doctors’ appointments on Mondays than any other day of the week.