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Kick Butts Day

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Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. The next Kick Butts Day is March 20, 2019.

On Kick Butts Day, teachers, youth leaders and health advocates organize events to:

  • Raise awareness of the problem of tobacco use in their state or community;
  • Encourage youth to reject the tobacco industry's deceptive marketing and stay tobacco-free; and
  • Urge elected officials to take action to protect kids from tobacco.

To learn more, contact the Health & Human Services Department at

Quit Smoking--Call 1-866-QUIT-YES

  • The Illinois Tobacco Quitline is a FREE resource for tobacco users who want to quit for good. The organization provides registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and certified tobacco-treatment counselors are on call 7 days a week, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. to answer all your tobacco-related questions and provide the support you need to break the habit. Habla español? They serve a diverse client base, with Spanish-speaking counselors and live translation services for more than 200 languages.