Ontario Government to Patch up Smokers

Smoking is the number one cause of preventable deaths in Canada, and the Ontario government wants that to change. The province, along with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to give 14, 000 smokers nicotine patches or gum to help them quit.

If you are a smoker in Ontario you can call 1 800-350-5305 for an interview to see if you can qualify. Those that get chosen for the study will get the gum or patches sent to them for five weeks, and will have to complete some follow up studies a few months after that.

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