Free nicotine patches to quit smoking
Australian Health minister Stephen Robertson has announced that patients coming to Queensland Public hospital will receive free nicotine patches or gums in order to start awareness to quit smoking. This free nicotine replacement program will help the public to relieve from their smoking habit which is one of the leading cause of preventable death. Smoking has the dubious distinction of affecting all the systems from head to foot. Cigarette smoke contains about 4,000 chemical agents, including over 60 carcinogens including substances, such as carbon monoxide, tar, arsenic, cyanide, benzene, formaldehyde, methanol, acetylene, ammonia, lead.