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Smokers Remain Unaware of the Health Effects of Smoking, New Survey Finds
Date:11/13/2007

oduct label.(1) Using the recommended amount of NRT maximizes

the efficacy of these products.

"The survey reveals that when smokers try quitting with NRT they do not use enough of it or use it for as long as directed on the products label," said Bill Slivka, President Smoking Control, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. "Study after study shows that, when used correctly, these products double a smoker's chances of quitting versus cold turkey.(7) The reality is that most smokers need some type of support when quitting smoking."

While research shows the majority of smokers try to quit "cold turkey," on any given quit attempt, only 3-5 percent of smokers who quit cold turkey are successful long-term.(8) Tools for cessation such as NRTs, social support, and counseling have been proven to greatly increase the chances of a successful quit attempt.(9) But the survey revealed that almost three-quarters (72 percent) of smokers surveyed believe that quitting is "just a matter of will power." (1) In reality, many smokers need support to address the addiction to nicotine and smoking. Smokers making a quit attempt should utilize resources such as counseling opportunities to help understand what to expect and how to handle the tough situations when quitting, and also consider safe and effective stop-smoking products.

NRT products such as the gum, patch and lozenge are among the first-line treatments recommended for all smokers and when used as directed, can double a smoker's chances of quitting versus cold turkey.(7) In fact, new research published by Thorax confirms NRT helps "real-world" smokers quit by doubling the odds of successfully quitting long-term and supports the findings of more than 100 randomized clinical trials.(10) NRT is extensively proven to significantly reduce cravings and other withdrawal symptoms during quitting, allowing smokers to focus on behavior change.(11) Data from more than 100 clinical trials involving more than 35,000 s
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SOURCE American Legacy Foundation; GlaxoSmithKline ConsumerHealthcare
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