People without health insurance can also get eight weeks of nicotine replacement therapy, up from the usual four.
Washington state residents on Medicaid are already eligible for a 12 week supply.
Along with the free nicotine gum or patch, quitline callers get personalized help from a quit coach, free follow up calls, and a free Quit Kit in the mail.
Calling the quitline can double a person’s chances of quitting, says the Washington State Department of Health, and more than 160,000 people have called the state quitline since it opened over 10 years ago.
QuitLine and other state anti-smoking initiatives are credited with helping reduce smoking among adults in Washingtonby about a third since 2000.
This special nicotine patch and gum offer ends June 30, 2011, or when supplies are gone, so people who are ready to quit should call soon.
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