Are You Ready To Quit?
Approved medications and over-the-counter products to quit smoking are
FREE WITH A PRESCRIPTION
Electronic Cigarettes and vaping devices are not FDA approved for cessation and are not covered.
NJ Family Care covers approved cessation medications with a prescription from your doctor and eliminates the need for prior authorization.
Take The Quiz!
How Much Does Smoking Really Cost You?
Have you ever wondered about how much you spend on smoking and/or tobacco use? Finding out about how much tobacco costs you both in dollars and life lost can be one way to motivate yourself to quit! Use this information to help you to make a life change!
IF YOU SMOKE THIS MUCH
Wash & Dry
NJ Beach Tag
$8 A Cup
Of Coffee A Day
1-Zone Bus Pass
Vacation for 2
A Movie Ticket
$480 New Smart Phone
What Will I Feel When I Quit?
or Bowel Problems
Loss of Energy
Having a quit plan in place with the support of a Quit Coach and nicotine replacement medications can help you manage your symptoms.
Once you quit,
your body begins to heal in minutes!
Blood pressure, heart rate return to normal.
Oxygen level returns to normal; nicotine and CO levels reduced by half.
CO eliminiated from body; lungs begin to eliminate mucis/debris.
Nicotine eliminated from body; taste and smell improve.
Breathing is easier; bronchial tubes relax; energy levels increase.
Lung function incleases up to 10%; coughing, wheezing, breathing problems reduced.
Heart attach risk decreased by 50%
Lung cancer risk decreased by 50%
Heart attack risk same as for someone who never smoked.