Cold turkey sandwiches offered to those who kick the habit

St. Mary’s Hospital and McAlister’s Deli will offer free cold turkey sandwiches to people who commit to stop using tobacco.

The promotion is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the deli, 480 W. Park Drive in Grand Junction, as part of the Great American Smokeout That’s the annual American Cancer Society event to encourage people to stop using tobacco.

The Mesa County Tobacco Free Team offers resources to help people stop using tobacco. The survivorship program at St. Mary’s Hospital offers free nicotine replacement gum and patches as well as cessation classes.