SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – The Rick Case Automotive Group celebrated the successful change in its tobacco-free policy on Thursday.
The group announced the change on the same day as the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – a day that gives individuals, businesses and others the opportunity to encourage people to come up with a plan to quit smoking. , or plan ahead and start a smoking cessation plan. .
Also in attendance at the event were officials from the City of Sunrise, members of the Sunrise Police, and representatives from City Furniture, the American Heart Association, Schiller United Healthcare and more.
“Today is a day to celebrate collaborative achievements as we recognize that smoking is the # 1 cause of preventable death and disease in the United States,” the organization said in a statement. “According to the CDC, smoking costs the United States hundreds of billions of dollars every year and every day approximately 1,600 young people try their first cigarette. This policy change is a huge victory for our community.
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