Free Nicotine Patches for Smokers

Published on Tuesday, 7/8/2008 1:57 pm | by Board of Health | Automatically Archived on 9/1/2008

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From July 1, 2008 to August 31, 2008 (or while supplies last), nicotine patches will be available for free to Massachusetts residents who call 1-800-Try-To-Stop, as long as they meet certain health guidelines. Most smokers will qualify for free patches, though those with certain medical conditions – pregnancy, recent heart attack, and other medical conditions – will not qualify.


These patches help reduce your body’s craving for nicotine and make it easier to quit smoking.


The kits include a two-week supply of patches, along with quit tips and information on resources for smokers who want to quit.


1-800-Try-To-Stop is open for extended hours through August 31, 2008:



  • Monday through Friday 9:00am – 9:00pm

  • Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm

For more information, please visit http://www.makesmokinghistory.org/quitting-smoking/index.html

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