November 03, 2018 2 min read
Are you ready to be tobacco free?
Join the movement! Take the Pledge, get rewards and enter to win!
When you Take the Pledge through November 19, which is the date of the 2015 Great American Smokeout, you will instantly receive a coupon for 25% Off TeaZa® Energy and are automatically entered to win a $450 smoking cessation package from TeaZa® Energy and its sister companies Trim® Nutrition and TeleWellnessMD. The smoking cessation package includes a month’s supply of Trim® Night Cutter, Trim® Adrenal Repair, Trim® Calm and TeaZa® Energy.
What is OTF?
OTF is a prosocial initiative launched earlier this month that serves to discourage tobacco use and inspire healthy lifestyles through education, community outreach and support of youth sports and health programs.
What does it mean to Take the Pledge?
Anyone can Take the Pledge to refuse to use tobacco products on OTF’s website. When taking the pledge, you:
When you Take the Pledge acknowledge that tobacco in any form is harmful, including cigarettes, cigars, spit tobacco and any other product containing nicotine. All tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, contain nicotine which is highly addictive. Chew contains at least 28 chemicals known to cause cancer and up to twice the amount of nicotine as a cigarette. Smokeless tobacco use can cause oral lesions, oral cancer, esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, heart disease, gum disease and death.¹
The Take the Pledge campaign is focused on reaching the estimated 42 million smokers and 9 million smokeless tobacco users in the US.²
Educating the public about the harms of tobacco use is an integral part of OTF’s mission to end smokeless tobacco use in the US.
“We are passionate about OTF’s mission. Encouraging people to improve their health by refusing to use tobacco products is in line with the core values of our company,” said Brent Agin, MD, Founder and CEO of Wellness Health Management. Dr. Agin’s inspiration to support the anti-tobacco movement grew from consumer response to his innovative TeaZa® Energy pouches. The herb and vitamin mini-tea bags weren’t intended to be an alternative to tobacco, but many customers say TeaZa® has helped them supplement or stop their tobacco habit.
¹”Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer.” National Cancer Institute. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2015. <http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/tobacco/smokeless-fact-sheet>.
²”How Many People Use Tobacco?” Cancer.org. American Cancer Society, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. <http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/questionsaboutsmokingtobaccoandhealth/questions-about-smoking-tobacco-and-health-how-many-use>.
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