Fact or Fiction: What to Know About Smoking Cessation and Medications

The best way to quit is “cold turkey.” FICTION!

All smoking cessation medications are the same. FICTION!

E-cigarettes are not an approved method to help people quit smoking. FACT!

Nicotine is not the primary cause of cancer from most tobacco products. FACT!

It is dangerous to use more than one nicotine replacement therapy product at the same time. FICTION!

Nicotine replacement therapy gum is different than regular gum. FACT!

Nicotine replacement therapy can be used only for the duration listed on the label. FICTION!

If you’ve tried nicotine replacement therapy in the past and it didn’t work, there is still reason to try it again. FACT!

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