Quitting Smoking? The State of Michigan Will Pay for It
Tobacco is a killer in Michigan and the state wants to pay you to kick the habit.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has the facts: "tobacco kills more people in our state than AIDS, alcohol, auto accidents, drug overdoses, murders, and suicides combined." Now, the state will chip in to help you quit the deadly addiction.
The use of cigarettes and other tobacco products is the single, most preventable cause of disease, disability and death, both in Michigan and across the United States.
It's not easy, but nicotine gum, patches or lozenges can help you quit smoking and, if you qualify, you can get a 2 weeks supply for free. Call the Michigan Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-784-8669. We're not saying you have to quit or you should quit. But if you're thinking about it, now is the time to get some help.