Tobacco Use in Canada
Patterns and Trends - 2015 Edition

QUITTING SMOKING: CESSATION ASSISTANCE

Use of Pharmacotherapy by Province

Several provinces (for example, Quebec) subsidized the cost of some stop-smoking medications. As shown in Table 6.1, the percentages of current smokers and recent quitters who had used the nicotine patch, nicotine gum, or “product like Zyban” in the past 2 years varied by province.