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This Month's Feature: QUITTING SMOKING? YOUR PHARMACIST CAN HELP

Quitting Smoking? Your Pharmacist Can Help
Anyone who has quit smoking can tell you it isn't easy but they'll also tell you that it's well worth it. Having support tools, including professional smoking cessation counselling, can increase your chances of quitting successfully. Did you know that your pharmacist can play an important role in your path to joining the millions of people who have quit smoking?


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