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Public Health Helping Smokers Quit

Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of patches and gum is available to Iowa smokers who attempt to quit by using Quitline Iowa. This is a program offered by the Iowa Department of Public Health. Quitline Iowa offers tobacco cessation coaching services 24 hours a day over the phone or online. According to the IDPH, current Iowa health care costs associated with tobacco exceeds $1 billion. For more information about Quitline Iowa visit www.quitlineiowa.org or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.