If you use menthol (mint or wintergreen) tobacco or nicotine products, do you realize that menthol cigarettes are designed to be more addictive? In addition, flavors, like mint and menthol, are a leading reason that young people start vaping and using tobacco. The tobacco industry has long targeted youth, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and communities of color with their deadly products, causing many health issues.
If you use menthol (mint or wintergreen) tobacco or nicotine products and want to quit, 1-800-QUIT-HOW has a FREE program for you. 1-800-QUIT-NOW is offering up to $50 in gift cards to Massachusetts residents who use menthol tobacco products and participate in coaching services. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit mass.gov/quitting for help. You can receive free coaching calls, free patches, gum or lozenges and up to $50 in gift cards to support your quit journey.
So, take the first step toward a nicotine-free life this holiday season and call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) for help quitting for good. No lectures. No judgments. Just support.
For more information, visit mass.gov/quitting, or call Ashley Hall, Program Manager at (978) 722-2864. Take the first step and make the holiday season and New Year the start of your quit journey.