Free and Discounted Cessation Medication

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Quitlines (United States)PatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionPatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionTo Receive MedicationWebsiteUpdated
Total Quitlines47392922431110021   
AlabamaMust be an Alabama resident over 18 years old and meet medical/physical criteria; if under 18 or pregnant, physician approval required. All callers requesting NRT must agree to coaching. Medicaid and Plan First recipients must use their plan's pharmaceutical benefits.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/al/09/22/2017
AlaskaAll Alaskan adults (18+) who enroll in the multi-call counseling program are eligible to receive free combination therapy (patch and gum or lozenge). Participants are eligible to receive 4 weeks of patch and 2 weeks of gum or lozenge with one enrollment every 6 months (or 2 times per year).http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ak/05/15/2017
ArizonaResident of Arizona, over 18 years of age, non-state employees, and non-Medicaid recipient. Clients with the following conditions also need prior approval from their physician: history of irregular heart rhythms, worsening chest pain, high blood pressure, an incident of heart attacks, and pregnant.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/az/05/15/2017
ArkansasTobacco users 18 and over who are ready to quit within 30 dayshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ar/05/15/2017
CaliforniaParents of children aged 0-5 and/or pregnant women with MD approval are eligible for two weeks of nicotine patches, with refills as needed. Callers on the Helpline's nationwide Asian Smokers' Quitline are eligible for a two-week starter kit of patchhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ca/05/15/2017
ColoradoEnroll in the QuitLine counseling program and set a quit date; must be 18 years of age or older; medically eligiblehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/co/08/16/2017
ConnecticutCT resident enrolled in multi-call counseling program. 18 years old and olderhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ct/05/15/2017
DelawareParticipation in Counseling Program; Income; DE residents 18 years old and older; Medical screening with prescription required for Rx medications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/de/09/19/2017
FloridaMust be 18 years or older and pass a medical screening.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/fl/05/15/2017
GeorgiaMust be 18 years old, meet basic health requirements, and be ready to quit within the next 30 days.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ga/05/15/2017
GuamResident of Guam. Aged 18 years and older. Are ready to quit within the next 30 days.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/gu/05/15/2017
HawaiiMultiple Call Program. Insured & Medicare are eligible for 2 wks of free patches, gum, or lozenges. Medicaid 4 wks of free patches, gum, or lozenges. Uninsured up to 8 wks of free patches, gum, or lozenges. Stand-alone web program 2 wks of patch, gum, or lozenges. Combination Therapy availablehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/hi/05/15/2017
IdahoResident of Idaho and 18 years of age or older.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/id/05/15/2017
IllinoisThe following types of clients do not qualify for the ITQL NRT program: •Persons under the age of 18 •Pregnant women and persons for whom NRT is medically contraindicated •Medicaid recipients •Clients with private insurance coverage for NRT products •Clients currently enrolled in NRThttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/il/05/15/2017
IndianaUninsured, Medicaid or Medicarehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/in/05/15/2017
Iowa8 weeks of patch, gum, or lozenges to callers with Medicare or who are uninsured. Medicaid Fee for Service participants: Must complete Prior Authorization to receive medication.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ia/09/26/2017
Kansas http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ks/09/28/2017
Kentuckya resident of Kentucky, age 18, uninsured, enrolled in counselinghttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ky/05/15/2017
LouisianaTo receive tobacco cessation medications, the caller should be 18 years or older, and should have no other contraindications to the medications. FDA approved tobacco cessation medications are available via Louisiana Tobacco Quitline.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/la/05/15/2017
MaineMust be enrolled in multi-call program (Resident of Maine, Readiness to quit within 30 days), age 18+, with no medical exclusions. no NRT for those with MaineCare (Maine Medicaid).http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/me/05/15/2017
MarylandAge 18 or older, while supplies last, and meet basic health requirements.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/md/09/29/2017
MassachusettsMedical eligibility criteria; Age 18 or overhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ma/05/15/2017
MichiganMust be uninsured and over 18, a resident of the state, and no contraindications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mi/08/23/2017
Minnesota4 weeks of NRT through the QUITPLAN Helpline for uninsured and underinsured (no coverage for telephone counseling and/or NRT through health plan) age 18 or older with no medical contraindications. 2 week starter kits available to all Minnesotans age 18 or older with no medical contraindications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mn/10/06/2017
MississippiResident of state, 18 years or older, enrollment in counseling, medically stable.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ms/05/15/2017
MissouriAll tobacco users can receive a 2-week starter pack of OTC NRT (while funding lasts).http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mo/05/15/2017
MontanaMontana Residenthttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mt/05/15/2017
NebraskaOffered through Nebraska Medicaid onlyhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ne/07/27/2017
NevadaNV resident, 18 years of age, not pregnant Insurance coverage determines duration and availability of medicationshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nv/05/15/2017
New HampshireNot availablehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nh/09/20/2017
New JerseyAge 18+; NJ resident; 10cig/day or more; Plan to quit within 30 days or recently quit smoker currently using NRT for up to 30 days or recently quit smokers up to 2 weeks and not using NRT; No contraindications ; Agree to quit date callback-while supplies last.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nj/05/15/2017
New MexicoMust be age 18 or older, ready to quit within 30 days, participating in counseling and have no contraindications for nicotine replacement therapy.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nm/05/15/2017
New YorkAge 18+; NYS resident; 10cig/day or more; Plan to quit within 30 days or recently quit smoker currently using NRT for up to 30 days or recently quit smokers up to 2 weeks and not using NRT; No contraindications ; Agree to quit date callback.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ny/05/15/2017
North CarolinaMember of State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees, Medicaid & Medicare insured or uninsured enrolled in multicall program 18 years of age and olderhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nc/05/15/2017
North Dakota8 week supply available to any North Dakota resident (18 and older) who enrolls in counseling and is uninsured or underinsured.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nd/05/15/2017
OhioFor NRT- Caller must be willing to enroll in the quitline counseling program and make a quit attempt in the next 30 days; must be 18 years of age or older; must not be pregnant; must not have medical contraindications such as cardiovascular disease, etc.;http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/oh/05/15/2017
OklahomaInsured participants are eligible for the single call program and get 2 weeks of patches, gum or lozenge. Uninsured participants are eligible for enrollment in the intensive, proactive program and can receive up to 8 weeks of combination therapy free patches, gum or lozenge.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ok/05/15/2017
OregonAge 18+, no medical contraindicationshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/or/05/15/2017
PennsylvaniaAge (18 years and older); complete medical screening questionshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/pa/05/15/2017
Puerto Rico http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/pr/05/15/2017
Rhode IslandResident of state, Age 18+, No medical conditions preventing usehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ri/09/19/2017
South CarolinaRegistered participants who are uninsured, underinsured or have Medicare receive free medication. Pregnant/postpartum and under age 18 are not eligible for medication. Medicaid participants are referred to their provider for medication assistance.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/sc/10/10/2017
South DakotaMust enroll and participate in counseling to receive free medications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/sd/05/25/2017
Tennessee http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/tn/05/15/2017
TexasParticipants, a minimum of 18 years, who: self identify as: pregnant, diagnosed with a mental health disorder, diagnosed with a chronic tobacco-related health condition, are uninsured, referred from a health care provider or a resident of one of 12 counties served by a tobacco prevention coalition.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/tx/05/15/2017
Utahup to 8 weeks of patch or gum or patch + gum available to those 18 and older who are enrolled in counseling services. -NRT is also available through select health plans. Stand Alone web participants can receive 4 weeks of patch or gum or patch + gum.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ut/05/15/2017
VermontAll Vermont smokers over the age of 18http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/vt/05/15/2017
Virginia18 and overhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/va/09/20/2017
WashingtonAge 18 and over Must be enrolled in counseling No medical contraindications. Pregnant women must have a medical override by health provider. A two week starter kit of nicotine gum or patch is currently available.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wa/05/15/2017
Washington, D.C.4 weeks of patch or lozenge to participatns 18 years and older who participate in counseling program.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/dc/05/15/2017
West VirginiaWest Virginia Residenthttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wv/09/20/2017
Wisconsin18 years and older, without medical exclusionshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wi/05/15/2017
WyomingWyoming resident and 18 or older.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wy/05/15/2017
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Quitlines (Canada)PatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionPatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionTo Receive MedicationWebsiteUpdated
Total Quitlines23201110000000   
Alberta http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/ab/05/05/2017
British ColumbiaTobacco cessation medications are available outside of the quitline. Yearly, BC smokers have access to 12-weeks of free nicotine patch/gum/inhaler or lozenge ,if they qualify under Pharmacare, subsidized Champix or Zyban. Go to local pharmacist for the free nicotine products.http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/bc/11/20/2017
Manitoba http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/mb/05/04/2016
New Brunswickn/ahttp://map.naquitline.org/web/can/nb/01/18/2016
Newfoundland and LabradorThis quitline does not provide medications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/nl/03/02/2017
Northwest Territories http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/nt/11/07/2016
Nova Scotia http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/ns/01/18/2016
Nunavut http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/nu/05/05/2016
Ontarion/ahttp://map.naquitline.org/web/can/on/10/18/2016
Prince Edward Island http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/pe/01/18/2016
QuebecNRT, Zyban and Chantix are offered free since 2000 in Quebec. People are allowed to 1 treatment a year(12 weeks) They can combine gum and patches. We have collective prescription available everywhere in Quebec, phamacist can prescribe free NRT.http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/qc/01/18/2016
Saskatchewan http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/sk/01/18/2016
YukonCallers can be referred to local programming where NRTs are offered for free under certain conditions.http://map.naquitline.org/web/can/yt/01/24/2017