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Phillip arthur
Quit 82 days ago
Heard I can get help with patches to quit smoking can u please let me know if this is true 
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,173 days ago
    February 19 @ 5:54 am
    Yes it's true Phillip,  pay a visit to your pharmacist. He'll have you sign a form to promise to quit smoking and then you can discuss the different nicotine replacement products  available to you for free should you choose to use them, learn about the program and help available to you.  Good luck , Lucille.
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    LaurenW
    Quit 142 days ago
    February 19 @ 2:15 pm
    I've done it!  And the signing of the form isn't legally binding or anything - like if you don't quit no one is gonna come at you.  It's just confirming that you're getting the patches to attempt quitting smoking.  I'm pretty sure you're permitted to get a full run of patches once every year on behalf of the BC Government.  It's a great program.  Like Lucille said, you can go and ask any pharmacist and they can hook you up, and yes it is completely free.
     
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    judythebeauty
    Quit 456 days ago
    February 19 @ 3:57 pm
    Hi Phillip arthur, and welcome, I see Lauren and Lucille have explained the process to you, good luck.
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    Phillip arthur
    Quit 82 days ago
    February 19 @ 4:05 pm
    Thanks everyone for the information sure helped
  • Goobielt
    Quit 112 days ago
    February 19 @ 4:13 pm
    Im using the free patches myself,  5 minute visit to the pharmacy and one corner a month!
    • QuitCoach Sarah
      Quit 3,980 days ago
      February 19 @ 5:02 pm
      Congratulations on your success to this point Goobeilt! Thank you for sharing and for the positive message :D Looking forward to more updates and wishing you continued success! -QuitCoach Sarah
    • Goobielt
      Quit 112 days ago
      February 19 @ 5:18 pm
      One form a month i should have said,  oops!
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    Carole Doherty
    Quit 113 days ago
    February 19 @ 4:51 pm
    I'm using the patches as well and they do help to take the edge off!
    Good luck!