US Quit Smoking Policies Need Improving According to Experts

Posted By: Staff | Dec 12 2012

The Government needs help. Again.

“Over the next year, key decisions will be made by the federal government and the states about whether or not they will help save lives, prevent disease and reduce health costs,” Paul Billings, senior vice president of advocacy and education at the American Lung Association said.

Most believe that states have too little coverage for smokers to “kick the habit”. “We know that the vast majority of smokers want to quit, but the complex web of state and federal coverage for effective quit-smoking programs and treatments prevents too many from getting the help they need,” Billings said.

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