NOLA bans smoking: Are you ready to quit?
In light of the smoking ordinance passing in New Orleans and since I haven’t seen anything posted online about resources available in Louisiana for those looking to quit, here’s a list of resources available.
Louisiana Tobacco Control Program Helpline, 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Quit With Us Louisiana (http://quitwithusla.org/) provides a no cost (for eligible participants) program to help you along your journey.
The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living (http://tobaccofreeliving.org/)
Oschner’s Smoking Cessation Clinic (Free Of Charge) (http://www.ochsner.org/services/smoking_cessation_clinic/)
Cardiovascular Institute of the South (http://www.cardio.com/quitsmoking) Smoking Cessation Program
Smoking Cessation Trust (https://www.smokingcessationtrust.org/)
CDC report on Louisiana tobacco usage (http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/statesystem/HighlightReport/HighlightReport.aspx?FromHomePage=Y&StateName=Louisiana&StateId=LA)