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2010 Centre for Addiction
and Mental Health

Butting out: Information on treatment options for smokers who want to quit

About 19 per cent of Canadians – almost 5 million people – are smokers. Most of them have some motivation to quit, and many have tried, but relapse rates are high – especially without help.
Dr Bernard Le Foll, head of the translational addiction research laboratory at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) says Nicotine addiction can be viewed as a chronic medical condition. As with other addictions, most people will need some type of treatment or assistance to quit for good.
Read the full story at Womenshealthmatters.ca
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