Smoke-free NOW Challenge FAQS

Q: Who is eligible to participate?

A: The Challenge is open to all residents of Nova Scotia aged 19 and older (at the time of registration) who are current smokers.

Q: How do I register?

A: Participants can register on the registration page. Registration closes promptly at noon (12 p.m. AST) on November 5th, 2020. Fill out the registration form here.

Q: What if I have trouble registering?

A: Participants can contact the Lung Association of Nova Scotia at 902-443-8141 or by e-mail at for assistance with the registration process.

Q: Once I register, do I have to wait until November 9th to officially quit?

A: No. Participants are welcome to quit before the official start date. However, they must remain smoke-free throughout the entire duration of the Challenge (November 9th through December 8th) to be eligible for prizing.

Q: What happens if I slip up?

A: If participants slip up, we encourage them to quit again. Unfortunately, only those who quit and remain smoke-free for the full 30 days will be eligible to receive a free turkey/gift card.

Q: Do I have to donate or fundraise to participate?

A: No, fundraising is not required to participate in the Quit Cold Turkey Challenge. However, we strongly encourage participants to make a donation or collect pledges throughout their journey to quit. The Lung Association of Nova Scotia is always appreciative of any support given.




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