Free and Discounted Cessation Medication

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Quitlines (United States)PatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionPatchGumLozengeSprayInhalerVareniclineBupropionTo Receive MedicationWebsiteUpdated
Total Quitlines48393022230000021   
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
ArkansasTobacco users 18 and over who are ready to quit within 30 dayshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ar/06/06/2018
CaliforniaParents of children aged 0-5 and/or pregnant women with MD approval may be eligible for two weeks of nicotine patches, with up to one refill. Callers on the Helpline's nationwide Asian Smokers' Quitline may be eligible for a two-week starter kit of patch.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ca/10/11/2018
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/06/06/2018
ConnecticutCT resident enrolled in multi-call counseling program. 18 years old and olderhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ct/07/12/2018
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/06/06/2018
FloridaMust be 18 years or older and pass a medical screening.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/fl/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
GuamResident of Guam. Aged 18 years and older. Are ready to quit within the next 30 days.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/gu/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
IdahoResident of Idaho and 18 years of age or older.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/id/06/07/2018
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/06/06/2018
IndianaUninsured, Medicaid or Medicarehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/in/06/06/2018
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/06/07/2018
Kansas http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ks/06/06/2018
Kentuckya resident of Kentucky, age 18 or older, uninsured or Medicare, enrolled in counselinghttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ky/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
MaineYES to NRT: if Age 18+; Uninsured; Commercial insurance except State Employees (state Anthem plan); If no medical use exclusion NO to NRT for those with MaineCare (Maine Medicaid); if currently pregnant; if ENDS only user without intention to stop ENDS product; if quit 2 wks+ without NRT.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/me/06/29/2018
MarylandAge 18 or older, while supplies last, and meet basic health requirements.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/md/06/06/2018
MassachusettsMedical eligibility criteria; Age 18 or overhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ma/06/06/2018
MichiganMust be uninsured and over 18, a resident of the state, and no contraindications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mi/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
MississippiResident of state, 18 years or older, enrollment in counseling, medically stable.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ms/06/06/2018
MissouriAll tobacco users ages 18 and up can receive a 2-week starter pack of OTC NRT (while funding lasts).http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mo/06/12/2018
MontanaMontana Residenthttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/mt/06/06/2018
NebraskaOffered through Nebraska Medicaid onlyhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ne/06/06/2018
NevadaNV resident, 18 years of age, not pregnant Insurance coverage determines duration and availability of medicationshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nv/06/06/2018
New HampshireMust be over 18 and participate in coaching callshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/nh/10/30/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/13/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
OregonAge 18+, no medical contraindicationshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/or/06/06/2018
PennsylvaniaAge (18 years and older); complete medical screening questionshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/pa/09/25/2018
Puerto Rico http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/pr/06/06/2018
Rhode IslandResident of state, Age 18+, No medical conditions preventing usehttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ri/06/06/2018
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/06/06/2018
South DakotaMust enroll and participate in counseling to receive free medications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/sd/06/12/2018
TennesseeParticipating in counseling and no medical contraindications.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/tn/11/08/2018
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/06/06/2018
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 many health plans. Stand Alone web participants can receive 4 weeks of patch or gum or patch + gum. Individual Services pts can receive 2 wks NRThttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/ut/06/13/2018
VermontAll Vermont smokers over the age of 18http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/vt/06/06/2018
Virginia18 and overhttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/va/06/06/2018
WashingtonAge 18+ Must be enrolled in counseling No medical contraindications Not pregnanthttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wa/09/19/2018
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/06/06/2018
West VirginiaWest Virginia Residenthttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wv/06/06/2018
Wisconsin18 years and older, without medical exclusions; 2-week starter kit of patch, gum or lozenge once per 12 monthshttp://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wi/06/06/2018
WyomingWyoming resident and 18 or older.http://map.naquitline.org/web/usa/wy/06/06/2018
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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