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New Research May Encourage Smokers to Jump-Start Their New Year's Resolution to Quit Smoking
Date:12/8/2008

t over-the-counter consumer healthcare products companies. Its more than 30 well-known brands include the leading smoking cessation products, Nicorette(R) and NicoDerm(R)CQ(R), and Commit(R), as well as many medicine cabinet staples -- alli(R), Aquafresh(R), Sensodyne(R), and TUMS(R) -- which are trademarks owned by and/or licensed to GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies.

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        Patch Dosing and Treatment Efficacy: Secondary Analysis of a 10-Week
        Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of
        Over-the-Counter Patch in Adult Smokers.
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    (5) GSK Data on file.

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                        Jennifer May, GlaxoSmithKline
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