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Help for Georgia smokers

Kick the habit for free

Want to kick the habit? Using grant money from the CDC, the Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy, while supplies last. The therapy is available as nicotine patches or gum. Read more...

Georgia State gets $19 million to study smoking

CDC and NIH grant is the largest in university history

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the FDA and the National Institutes of Health to create one of fourteen Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science. It's the largest grant in the university's history. Read more...

Kids buying smokes in Georgia

Illegal sales to minors big in the state

Kids are illegally lighting up a lot in Georgia. Our state has the fifteenth highest rate of retailers breaking laws aimed at stopping the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to underage youths, according to a new federal study. Read more...