Great American Smokeout urges smokers to kick habit Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In an effort to provide people with resources to help them quit, the Great American Smokeout is Thursday. McMinnville resident Atlanta Northcutt has been one of the 1.5 million Tennesseans who smoke. But she plans to change her cigarette-infused lifestyle today. ∞ views ∞ views Would you like to read this article and use one of your 0 remaining views? Read Enjoy great local journalism? Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Log In To Read Subscribe to access more great content! Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Latest Man gets year for opening fire at car Gondolfi tells of chainsaw accident that cut off arm Talley shares rare WWII surrender papers with public Order in the Park!