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Quitline Iowa Offers More Nicotine Replacement for Beginning of New Year

Posted: Friday, January 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

Quitting smoking is often a popular resolution made over the New Year. Quitline Iowa is offering a free four week supply of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges during the month of January to help with this resolution. Iowa Quitline Spokeswoman Bonnie Mapes says statistics show quitting cold turkey has a success rate at about five percent. Those who use nicotine replacements and counseling are more then two times as likely to be successful quitting the habit. Counseling at Quitline Iowa is free. For more information call 1-800-Quit-Now.