Georgia Health Officials Offer Free Nicotine Patches And Gum

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By Greg Gullberg
March 07, 2013

Valdosta, GA - Anyone struggling with smoke addition will tell you quitting is the hardest part.

Well now you can get some help from the Georgia Department of Public Health. They're offering free nicotine patches and gum through participating districts. The South Health District in Valdosta is one of them.

As long as your 18 years old or older you can choose a 4-week supply of either the patch or gum.

"We have a very high rate of people in South Georgia who actually use tobacco. So we want people to quit to help them with their health," Courtney Sheeley, with the South Health District.

To find out how to pick up your nicotine gum or patches just call the Georgia Tobacco Quit Line at 1-877-270-STOP.