MultiVu Video Feed: FREE NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (NRT) TO BE OFFERED TO REGISTERED PILOTS INTERESTED IN QUITTING RELIEF IN LIGHT OF RECENT FAA RULINGS

Saturday, May 24, 2008 General News
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COMMIT LOZENGE CAN HELP REVERSE MENTAL ACUITY DEFICITS IN SMOKERS WHO AREQUITTING PLUS: Medical Expert Available for Interview to Address FAA Rulingon Smoking Cessation Product

In light of the recent announcement by the Federal AviationAdministration (FAA) that it has removed a prescription anti-smoking pillfrom their approved list of safe medications for pilots and air-trafficcontrollers, it's important to note this news does not include NRT, which isdeemed safe and effective. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, industryleaders in smoking cessation, is offering one free 48 count carton of Commitlozenges to all licensed commercial and private pilots now through June 30.The product can be requested by calling 1.877.NOASHES, or 1.877.662.7437,callers will also have the opportunity to speak to a trained smokingcessation counselor.

Research has found the Commit 4 mg lozenge has been clinically shown tohelp reverse nicotine withdrawal symptoms associated with quitting smoking,including the following: difficulty concentrating, attention deficit,short-term memory deficit and selective attention deficit - issues at thecore of the FAA's report.

Jack Henningfield, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading experts onnicotine addiction, and served on the expert panel the FAA requested theCenters for Disease Control (CDC) assemble in 1994 to examine the effects ofsmoking and tobacco addiction and withdrawal on pilot performance and airlinesafety. As part of the panel's conclusion, they made recommendations forsafe, effective treatment options for pilots who smoke. Dr. Henningfield willbe available for interview via satellite on Friday, May 23rd to discuss theFAA's announcement.

NEWS: GSK TO OFFER FREE COMMIT LOZENGES TO ALL LICENSED PILOTS INTERESTEDIN QUITTING NOW THROUGH JUNE 30

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, contact information and more available at:http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/33418/press.html

VIDEO PROVIDED BY: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

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SOURCE GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare


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