Nicotine patch available without prescription

Sibbald, Barbara
October 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/06/98, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p751
Academic Journal
Focuses on national smoking concerns of Dr. Frederic Bass, director of the British Columbia Medical Association's Doctors' Stop Smoking Program. Bass's opinion that the recent over-the counter availability of nicotine-replacement therapy, or the nicotine patch, is an inadequate national solution to smoking; Responsibilities of physicians as counselors; Media distortion of the patch's dangers.


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