B.C. Smoking Cessation Program
Simplified Information for Pharmacists
The B.C. government’s Smoking Cessation Program helps B.C residents to stop smoking or using other tobacco products by contributing to the cost of:
- specific prescription smoking cessation drugs, or
- specific non-prescription nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products.
Information for your Patients
For more smoking cessation strategies, refer your patients to these additional QuitNow Services:
||Information, tips, tools and techniques.
||A phone consultation with a trained CareCoach can be booked at any time of day or night by phoning 8‑1‑1. More information on CareCoaches® is available online at QuitNow by Phone.
|Quit Now Online
||Community of peer-to-peer support groups.
|QuitNow By TXT
||14-week mobile texting service that provides helpful quit smoking tips and motivational support.
||How to use nicotine gum and patches.