Today marks the Great American Smokeout St. Thomas Newsroom November 15, 2007 Today marks the Great American SmokeoutAre you thinking about quitting smoking but not sure you’re ready to take the plunge? Maybe the Great American Smokeout is for you. Today marks an opportunity to join with literally millions of other smokers in saying "no thanks" to cigarettes for 24 hours.The Wellness Center, located in the lower level of Koch Commons, will be handing out Quit Kits. In addition, e-mail the Wellness Center for a chance to win free nicotine patches to help you kick your habit and breathe strongly this winter.The Wellness Center strongly encourage students to visit Student Health Services. Throughout the year, students who are seen for tobacco cessation will not be charged for their visits.