Governments, pay for smoking cessation

Penz, Erika D.; Manns, Braden J.; Hébert, Paul C.; Stanbrook, Matthew B.
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE810
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the lack of funds for smoking cessation program in Canada, despite the approval of provinces in the country to enforce legislation that forbids smoking in public areas and workplaces. He notes that these programs along with counseling will increase the probability of a successful effort at stopping and abstinence. He points out that policy-makers have failed to understand how the cost of product for smoking cessation act as hindrance.


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