New CigArrest gum and tablets

    You'll see ads for the new CigArrest gum and tablets. These are different from the original CigArrest and Bantron tablets that used to be sold OTC for smoking cessation.

    The original versions contained lobeline sulfate...a plant alkaloid that has mild nicotine effects.

    But the FDA no longer allows lobeline to be used for smoking cessation...there wasn't enough evidence that it works.

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