New labels for OTC nicotine replacement therapy will no longer tell patients they have to stop smoking first

New labels for OTC nicotine replacement therapy will no longer tell patients they have to stop smoking first.

We used to warn patients not to smoke while using nicotine replacement...due to fears of an increased risk of heart attack.

But now we know that nicotine replacement is much less riskier than smoking...and some flexibility might help more patients quit.

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