American Lung Association Report Details Quit Smoking Benefits Available in Each State
Monday, November 15, 2010
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Millions of Americans will get needed help to quit smoking thanks to the newly enacted U.S. health care law, and it is up to states to close a gap that still remains for other smokers, a new American Lung Association report finds.
In its new report, "Helping Smokers Quit: State Cessation Coverage 2010," the American Lung Association applauds important advances in the federal health care overhaul, offering a vast majority of Americans help in ending their deadly tobacco addiction. But millions of other smokers still cannot easily get treatments to help them quit. States can bridge the gap as some demonstrated in 2010. Studies show this can be done without breaking budgets.
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