The Quit Now Indiana Stop Smoking Contest offers a chance for you to WIN BETTER HEALTH and be entered in the QUIT NOW INDIANA PRIZE DRAWING! State Health Officials, AmeriHealth Mercy of Indiana have teamed up to encourage Hoosiers to stop using tobacco

Prize money totaling $5,000 will be provided to the top three winners, courtesy of AmeriHealth Mercy of Indiana, the presenting sponsor of the contest. The top prize winner, who successfully quits smoking from September 1st to September 30th, 2010, and whose name is randomly drawn, will receive $2,500 as the grand prize winner. The second and third place winners will receive $1,500 and $1,000, respectively.

Indiana State Health Commissioner Greg Larkin, M.D. said, “We know there are a great many Hoosiers who are ready to quit smoking, and the ‘Quit Now Indiana contest‘ is the perfect opportunity to make a commitment to start living a healthier life. Indiana is proud of the great strides we have made recently to lower Indiana’s smoking rate and this effort falls right in line with the proven strategies that are saving lives.”

To sign up for the “Quit Now Indiana” contest, entrants must be at least 18 years of age, a legal resident of Indiana and a regular user of tobacco. The entry deadline is August 23rd.

For help quitting, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW

One Response to ““Quit Now Indiana” Stop Smoking Contest offers $5,000 in Cash Prizes”

  1. Lou Jobs says:

    Wow its kind of a shame that states have to bribe there residents to stop smoking. Seems like a good idea, but very pitiful at the same time.

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