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Nicotine Replacements Offered This Month

The Iowa Department of Public Health is offering to help those who want to kick their smoking or chewing habits this month. Tobacco users who contact Quitline Iowa will be given four weeks’ worth of nicotine replacement therapy in the form of patches and gum. Officials at Marion County Public Health say that Quitline Iowa also offers coaching services 24 hours a day over the phone and internet. Research shows that phone coaching as twice as effective as smokers trying to quit on their own. For more information, call Marion County Public Health or contact QuitlineIowa.org [1].